Activists celebrate abolition in Uzbekistan
on 7 January 2008
Uzbekistan became the first state to abolish the death penalty in 2008. World Coalition members Community of Sant’Egidio and Mothers Against the Death Penalty, who have led a campaign in the region, welcome the move.
International mobilisation saves the life of Filipina maid
on 12 December 2007
A Filipina woman sentenced to death in Kuwait for the murder of her employer has seen her sentence commuted to life imprisonment after joint action by migrant and abolitionist groups.