Among other things, Chancellor of Justice Tuomas Pöysti raised the issue of the death penalty in his statement regarding the NATO Sofa Agreement, which is central to NATO membership.
“It seems that it is not excluded that a foreign – currently an American court – could also sentence a member of its forces to the death penalty on the territory of Finland,” Chancellor of Justice Pöysti says to HS.“This contradicts the constitution and the European Charter of Fundamental Rights,” he reminds.[…]
NATO Sofa concerns the status of the forces of the member states of the military alliance when they operate in the territory of another member state. The Paris Protocol, on the other hand, concerns the status of international military staffs in the territory of another NATO member state.