Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights (MVFHR)
Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights (MVFHR) is an international, non-governmental organization of family members of murder victims and family members of the executed, all of whom oppose the death penalty in all cases. MVFHR challenges the assumption that all families of murder victims support the death penalty and frames the death penalty as both a victims’ issue and a human rights issue.
Through public education, advocacy, and organizing, we amplify the voices of victims’ family members who oppose the death penalty and to provide anti-death penalty campaigns with victims’ uniquely compelling testimony. Likewise, we amplify the voices of family members of executed prisoners and draw attention to the impact of the death penalty on these families.
MVFHR’s online Gallery of Victims’ Stories: http://www.mvfhr.org/victims-stories
For Victims, Against the Death Penalty Blog: http://www.mvfhr.blogspot.com
MVFHR around the world: http://www.mvfhr.org/mvfhr-around-world
MVFHR’s work in the area of the death penalty and mental illness: http://www.mvfhr.org/prevention-not-execution-project