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The Death Penalty Project (DPP) provides free legal representation and assistance to anyone facing execution and promotes the restriction of the death penalty
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DeathPenaltyProject May 17
Engaging conversation today with Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda on broadening debate and discussion amongst MPs and policy makers in .
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DeathPenaltyProject May 16
Pleased to see the continuing engagement on the use of in . We share the EU's view that the death penalty remains an inhumane form of punishment and hope Taiwan will introduce a moratorium on its use in the near future, pending abolition.
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Calvin Duff May 15
and met Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi on the death penalty today. The Minister opposes the death penalty & says it is against Zimbabwean culture. and pleased to support meetings between NGOs & government on abolition
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DeathPenaltyProject May 15
Is Zimbabwe ready to abolish death penalty? Public support for capital punishment may seem strong; our research shows this is not the full picture. Attitudes towards the death penalty are highly qualified and vary in situations. Read our op-Ed :
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DeathPenaltyProject May 14
We look forward to meeting Justice Minister today to discuss the death penalty in Zim. Our joint OpEd with published makes clear that public opinion is not the barrier to abolition that some believe it to be.
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DeathPenaltyProject May 14
What do Zimbabweans think about the death penalty and how would they feel if it were to be abolished? Watch our video to find out more.
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DeathPenaltyProject May 13
On the first anniversary of our report ‘12 Years Without an Execution: Is Zimbabwe Ready for Abolition’ we return to to engage with key stakeholders on the use of the death penalty. Follow the link to find out more:
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DeathPenaltyProject May 8
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Read our recent report ‘Unsafe convictions in capital cases in Taiwan’ demonstrating failures of due process and an alarming collection of unsafe capital convictions. No justice system is error free and the risk of executing the innocent is inevitable.
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DeathPenaltyProject May 8
Important article by on the deeply troubling case of Chiou Ho-Shun – on death row for 30 years. Despite Chiou’s case being one of ’s most drawn out cases there has been little reliable evidence of his crime and he remains on death row.
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Human Rights Watch Apr 30
What is justice in a broken system? Watch the trailer for , a true story of wrongful conviction and the death penalty in the United States. In select theaters May 17.
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DeathPenaltyProject May 1
Pleased to hear Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State has commuted the death sentences of 20 prisoners
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Carolyn Hoyle Apr 24
A really important resource for those of us who care about the unfair use of the for foreign nationals, particularly Thanks to the wonderful
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DeathPenaltyProject Apr 17
's Constitutional Court unanimously declares the use of corporal punishment sentences on juvenile offenders to be inhuman and humiliating.
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DeathPenaltyProject Apr 12
Interesting article by the British High Commissioner to Guyana on the need for political leadership to abolish the death penalty. is the last retentionist country in South America with 26 prisoners under sentence of death according to 's 2018 report
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DeathPenaltyProject Apr 10
Over the next year we will continue our work to protect and promote the human rights of those facing the death penalty. Find out more about our work in 2018 and what to expect in 2019, at:
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DeathPenaltyProject Apr 10
We are greatly encouraged by the 2018 report, released today, which reveals that global executions fell by 31% in 2018 to the lowest number in a decade. The long-term global trend towards continues.
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chiara sangiorgio Apr 9
20 countries carried out executions in 2018, according to new report out today- dropped its total by 50%, and by a third. Overall lowest total we reported in at least a decade -no doubt is on its way out
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DeathPenaltyProject Apr 10
released their latest version of the Death Sentences and Executions report 2018 – recording the use of the death penalty falling by 31% to their lowest numbers in a decade.
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DeathPenaltyProject Apr 10
released their latest version of Death Sentences and Executions report 2018 – recording the use of the death penalty falling by 31% to their lowest numbers in a decade.
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DeathPenaltyProject Apr 10
released their latest version of the Death Sentences and Executions report 2018 – recording the use of the death penalty falling by 31% to their lowest numbers in a decade.
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