INDEX



Article(s)

1,700-mile “Walk4Life” across the US

on 13 March 2008

American hip-hop artist Andre Latallade, also known as Capital-“X”, will walk 1,700 miles from New Jersey to Texas from March 31 to campaign against the death penalty.

2008

Drug Offenses

United States

Article(s)

Talk: activists at the heart of action

on 12 February 2008

Italy’s Angeli Flegri association is organising a conference on Februay 22 about the role of prison activists in the struggle against the death penalty.

2008

Italy

United States

Article(s)

Abolition in the US: what role for overseas activists?

on 3 February 2008

As part of its 2008 annual conference, the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP) organised a brainstorming session to explore the question: “How can the international community support us in our efforts to abolish the death penalty in the US?”

2008

Clemency

Public Opinion 

United States

Article(s)

Video: watch and think

on 7 January 2008

As the debate about lethal injections and the presidential election campaign are raging in the United States, a short film by two young directors establishes a link between the two.

2008

Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment

United States

Article(s)

Texas report released on 25th anniversary of lethal injections

on 12 December 2007

The Texas Coalition Against the Death Penalty released its report on the death penalty in the state in 2007 exactly 25 years after the first death American row inmate received a lethal injection.

2007

Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment

United States

Article(s)

Hands Off Cain holds moratorium conference in Gabon

on 11 December 2007

The Italian-based abolitionist group organised the event in Libreville on December 10, Human Rights Day 2007, with the government of Gabon and financial backing from the Dutch government.

2007

Burundi

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Gabon

Gabon

Mali

Moratorium

Article(s)

Tuscany against the death penalty

on 1 December 2007

The Italian province celebrated the anniversary of the first law to ever abolish the death penalty on November 28.

2007

Italy

Moratorium

Article(s)

Cities for life – Cities Against the Death Penalty

on 29 November 2007

On November 30, over 600 cities worldwideincluding over 30 capital cities lit up their public buildings in opposition to the death penalty.

2007

Italy

Article(s)

The Tuscany region against the death penalty

on 21 November 2007

The regional council will hold an abolitionist conference with speakers from various countries at the end of November.

2007

Benin

Côte d'Ivoire

Italy

Article(s)

World Day: the French and Iranians hand-in-hand in Paris

on 12 October 2007

Abolitionists from the two countries set up a gallows in the heart of the French capital similar to that used in Tehran only a few weeks ago.

2007

Fair Trial

France

France

Iran (Islamic Republic of)