The World Coalition gathers in Oslo

World Day

By Federica Merenda, on 30 June 2016

On the day of the Opening Ceremony of the World Congress, the World Coalition held a meeting of its Steering Committee. One of the issues on the agenda was the preparation of the World Day Against the Death Penalty that in 2016 will be focused on the death penalty and terrorism.

The slogan of this year World Day is “Execution is a terrorist’s tool. STOP the cycle of violence”. The tools to celebrate the World Day have been finalized, they have been distributed at the World Coalition’s stand at the “Village of abolition” established in Oslo during the Congress and they are being sent in these weeks to all the members in order for them to organize events all over the world on 10 October.

After the meeting of the Steering Committee, the World Coalition members that were present at the Congress took part in a “Meet&Greet” event during which a screening of the animated documentary “Last Day of Freedom” by Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman has been held.

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Final Declaration 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty

By Ensemble contre la peine de mort (ECPM), on 1 January 2016


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The participants to the 6th World Congress against the death penalty have handed over their final declaration, calling again for the universal abolition of the death penalty.


Last Day of Freedom

By Dee Hibbert-Jones / Nomi Talisman, on 1 January 2015


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When Bill Babbitt realizes his brother Manny has committed a crime he agonizes over his decision: should he call the police? Last Day of Freedom, a richly animated personal narrative, tells the story of Bill’s decision to stand by his brother in the face of war, crime and capital punishment. The film is a portrait of a man at the nexus of the most pressing social issues of our day – veterans’ care, mental health access and criminal justice.

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  • Themes list Murder Victims' Families,

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