Death Penalty Abolition News

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  • Website Redesign and Development
    on January 16, 2020 at 10:23 am

    The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty’s office in Paris area, France, is currently calling for web development and makeover tenders.

  • Documenting Human Rights Violations in North Korea
    on January 16, 2020 at 10:21 am

    The Transitional Justice Working Group (TJWG) released a report in June 2019 entitled "Mapping the Fate of the Dead (Killings and Burials in North Korea)".

  • DPIC Report on the 2019 Death Penalty Usage in the US
    on January 15, 2020 at 3:37 pm

    A year-end report by the Death Penalty Information Center highlights the continuing trend towards abolition with New Hampshire’s latest abolition, California’s moratorium, and the near-record low numbers of executions.

  • The Inter-American system commits to see the end of the death penalty
    on January 13, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    In November 2019, Ecuador hosted a series of high level meetings of the Organisation of American States (OAS), during which abolition of the death penalty was on the agenda.

Death Penalty – Human Rights Now The Amnesty International USA Blog

  • Race and the Death Penalty: “Just a Bunch of Racists”?
    by James Clark on November 4, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    At a recent public debate of California’s competing ballot initiatives on the death penalty, Paul Pfingst, a former district attorney for San Diego County and a supporter of Prop 66, spoke about the role race plays in the death penalty. … Please […]

  • Troy Davis: 5 Years On
    by James Clark on September 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    Troy was on death row for over two decades before he was finally executed. In that time he became a leader himself in the movement to end the death penalty, with his steadfast spirit and unshakeable faith in justice inspiring activists around the world.

  • Troy Davis’s Legacy
    by Guest Writer on September 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    By Savannah Fox, Field Organizer Five years ago today, on September 21st, I became an activist. I didn’t sign my first petition or attended my first rally. I found my passion, my anger and my hope as an activist, all … Please continue reading.

  • Jeffrey Wood is Scheduled for Execution on August 24th, but he Didn’t Commit Murder
    by James Clark on August 17, 2016 at 9:41 pm

    As death sentences and executions dwindle around the country and most states are abandoning the death penalty, a few states are determined to keep executions rolling. Top of the list is Texas, the state that’s now gearing up to execute a man who never […]