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July 2 2016 | OSLO, NORWAY
Address and the Final Ceremony by Mario Marazziti. Nobel Peace Prize Room, City Hall. June 23rd 2016

CITIES FOR LIFE – CITIES AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo


by Mario Marazziti

June 25 2016 | OSLO, NORWAY

Pope Francis: “Death penalty is unacceptable”


Pope Francis addresses the authorities, the associations, the activists and the civil society gathered in Oslo on the occasion of the World Congress Against the Death Penalty through a video message.

June 21 2016 | OSLO, NORWAY
The 6th Congress Against the Death Penalty opens today in Oslo

The Community of Sant'Egidio takes part in the congress with delegations from Italy, Congo, Belgium, Spain, Germany and Indonesia


1500 attendants coming from over 80 countries. Among them, 20 ministers, 200 diplomats, members of different parliaments, scholars, lawyers, members of various associations and civil society actors

Request for clemency for the prisoners Sergei Vostrikov, Sergey Khmelevsky, Gennady Yakovitzkiy and Ivan Kulesh, and for commutation of their sentence

URGENT APPEAL ON BEHALF OF FOUR MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH


Sergey Vostrikov, Sergey Khmelevskiy, Gennady Yakovitzkiy and Ivan Kulesh


to the attention of:
President of Republic Aleksandr Lukasenko
sentenced to death:
Sergey Vostrikov, Sergey Khmelevskiy, Gennady Yakovitzkiy and Ivan Kulesh
place running:
BELARUS
click here to submit an appeal
URGENT APPEAL SPREAD BY THE COMMUNITY OF SANT’EGIDIO TO SAVE THE LIFE OF RICHARD GLOSSIP, SENTENCED TO DEATH

The execution of Richard Glossip was again suspended! Gov. Mary Fallin has stopped at the last moment the execution



to the attention of:
Mary Fallin
sentenced to death:
RICHARD GLOSSIP
execution date:
November 6 2015
place running:
OKLAHOMA CITY, UNITED STATES
click here to submit an appeal

Let's save the life of Anthony Farina. Join us.


Anthony is innocent. Support him with a post-card!


to the attention of:
Anthony J. Farina, Jr. #684135
sentenced to death:
Anthony Farina
execution date:
DATE OF COMPLETION NOT YET ESTABLISHED
place running:
UNITED STATES
click here to submit an appeal

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July 2 2016
OSLO, NORWAY
Address and the Final Ceremony by Mario Marazziti. Nobel Peace Prize Room, City Hall. June 23rd 2016

CITIES FOR LIFE – CITIES AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo


by Mario Marazziti
June 25 2016
OSLO, NORWAY

Pope Francis: “Death penalty is unacceptable”


Pope Francis addresses the authorities, the associations, the activists and the civil society gathered in Oslo on the occasion of the World Congress Against the Death Penalty through a video message.
June 21 2016
OSLO, NORWAY
The 6th Congress Against the Death Penalty opens today in Oslo

The Community of Sant'Egidio takes part in the congress with delegations from Italy, Congo, Belgium, Spain, Germany and Indonesia


1500 attendants coming from over 80 countries. Among them, 20 ministers, 200 diplomats, members of different parliaments, scholars, lawyers, members of various associations and civil society actors
May 25 2016
INDONESIA
"The laws are not perfect and judges cannot make mistakes. When you think that laws are perfect, this is the beginning of injustice", said Mgr. Suharyo

Church and civil society against new executions


Jakarta is among the 15 cities in Indonesia where in the past years the event "Cities for Life, Cities against the Death Penalty" was held, organized by Sant'Egidio in over two thousand municipalities in the five continents
May 17 2016
NORWAY
Save the date / 21 - 23 June 2016

6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo from June 21 to 23, 2016 in Oslo, Norway

May 17 2016
SINGAPORE
Kho Jabing was convicted of murder in 2011

Urgent action needed to halt the execution of Kho Jabing


The family of Sarawakian Kho Jabing, 31, received a letter from the Singapore Prison Service on May 12, 2016 informing them that his execution had been scheduled for May 20, 2016.
May 14 2016
BELARUS

Belarus executes another death convict


According to Andrei Paluda, coordinator of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders against the Death Penalty in Belarus”, Siarhei Ivanou’s relatives have confirmed his death.
May 14 2016
BELARUS

Supreme Court confirms death sentence for Siarhei Khmialeuski


Defense lawyer Ms. Kalinina said there was no evidence of her client’s guilt of the other murder episode and asked to commute the death sentence to 25 years in prison
May 4 2016
UNITED STATES

The death sentence of Hector Garcia, was changed to a sentence of life with the possibility of parole


Hector had the opportunity to meet with and hug his relatives for the first time in over 26 years
April 2 2016
UNITED STATES
LET’S SEND THE APPEAL FOR KENNETH!

Support the appeal launched by the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty in order to save the life of Kenneth FULTS (Georgia-USA), aged 48, whose execution is scheduled on next April 12

February 21 2016
ROME, ITALY
The International Conference "A World without Death Penalty," promoted by the Community of Sant'Egidio will take place in Rome tomorrow

Pope Francis calls for one-year moratorium on death penalty


I appeal to the consciences of those who govern to reach an international consensus to abolish the death penalty
February 19 2016
ROME, ITALY
9th International Congress held in Italy on Monday, February 22nd 2016

A World without the Death Penalty


Representatives of abolitionist and retentionist countries will meet in Rome to discuss this topic
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June 4 2016
The Washington Post

Meet the red-state conservatives fighting to abolish the death penalty
May 23 2016
AP

Malaysian death row convict loses final appeal in Singapore
May 14 2016
AP

UN rights experts criticize reported Belarus execution
April 17 2016
AP

Pakistani religious group demands execution of blasphemers
April 14 2016
spring96.org

Belarus, death penalty: Supreme Court confirms death sentence for Henadz Yakavitski
April 14 2016
spring96.org

Supreme Court confirms death sentence for Ivan Kulesh
April 7 2016
Reuters

Indonesia to resume executions as it steps up "war on drugs"
January 21 2016
AP

Texas executes its first inmate of 2016 after late appeals
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