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Document(s)

Anything But Humane

By Amnesty International - USA, on 8 September 2020


2020

Arguments against the death penalty


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A fact sheet on the lethal injection in the United States. This page details the process of lethal injection with statements of US health professional associations on participation in execution.

  • Document type Arguments against the death penalty
  • Themes list Lethal Injection,

Document(s)

Death Penalty and Innocence

By Amnesty International - USA, on 8 September 2020


Arguments against the death penalty


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This webpage talks about innocence and the death penalty: Examples of innocence in three cases in the United States and factors leading to wrongful conviction.

  • Document type Arguments against the death penalty
  • Themes list Innocence,

Document(s)

Death Penalty Cost

By Amnesty International - USA, on 8 September 2020


Arguments against the death penalty

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This factsheet deals with the cost of the death penalty in the United States using figures from a study conducted by the Californian Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice.

Document(s)

Death Penalty in Liberia. When will it be abolished?

By FIACAT, on 1 January 2019


2019

Arguments against the death penalty


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The FIACAT and ACAT Liberia organized an awareness-raisingworkshop on 17 and 18 September 2019 in Monrovia (Liberia) for 30 participants: Muslim and Christian religious leaders, traditional chiefs, members of civil society organizations, journalists, members of the Independent National Commissionon Human Rights (INCHR) and parliamentarians. This workshop resulted in the production of this publication to raise awareness among opinion leaders on the abolition of the death penalty in Liberia, considering the specific characteristicsand needs of the country.

  • Document type Arguments against the death penalty

Document(s)

Compounded Violence: Domestic Abuse and the Mandatory Death Penalty in Ghana and Sierra Leone

By Anjuli Peters / University of Oxford, on 1 January 2019


Arguments against the death penalty


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This paper applies a gendered perspective to women sentenced to a mandatory death penalty in the West African countries of Ghana and Sierra Leone. At present, there are six women on death row in Ghana and two women on death row in Sierra Leone. All eight women are sentenced to mandatory death for murder. However, interviews with the women on death row suggest that their offenses do not meet the threshold of ‘most serious crimes.’ Instead, many are convicted for acts committed in retaliation following violence against them.

  • Document type Arguments against the death penalty
  • Themes list Women,

Document(s)

Compounded Violence: Domestic Abuse and the Mandatory Death Penalty in Ghana and Sierra Leone

By Anjuli Peters / University of Oxford, on 1 January 2019


Arguments against the death penalty


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This paper applies a gendered perspective to women sentenced to a mandatory death penalty in the West African countries of Ghana and Sierra Leone. At present, there are six women on death row in Ghana and two women on death row in Sierra Leone. All eight women are sentenced to mandatory death for murder. However, interviews with the women on death row suggest that their offenses do not meet the threshold of ‘most serious crimes.’ Instead, many are convicted for acts committed in retaliation following violence against them.

  • Document type Arguments against the death penalty
  • Themes list Women,

Document(s)

Leaflet 2019 World Day

By World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, on 1 January 2019


Arguments against the death penalty

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Leaflet for the 2019 World Day Against the Death Penalty.

Document(s)

Mobilization Kit 2019 (Black and White)

By World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, on 1 January 2019


Arguments against the death penalty

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Mobilization Kit for the 2019 World Day Against the Death Penalty, in black and white (to be printed).

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Mobilization Kit 2019

By World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, on 1 January 2019


Arguments against the death penalty

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Mobilization Kit for the 2019 World Day Against the Death Penalty.

  • Document type Arguments against the death penalty
  • Themes list Juveniles, World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, Death Penalty,
  • Available languages Kit de mobilisation 2019

Document(s)

Detailed Factsheet 2019

By World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, on 1 January 2019


Arguments against the death penalty

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Detailed factsheet for the 2019 World Day, on the rights of children whose a parent has been sentenced to death or executed.

  • Document type Arguments against the death penalty
  • Themes list Juveniles, World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, Death Penalty,
  • Available languages Fiche détaillée 2019