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October 4 2014

The Community of Sant'Egidio relaunches the appeal of Reyhaneh’s mother

President of the Community of Sant'Egidio Marco Impagliazzo about the case of the Iranian woman sentenced to death

The culture of life against death penalty

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"We collect and relaunch the appeal of Reyhaneh’s mother and we reiterate our total opposition to the death penalty: justice is done with the culture of life, not with the death penalty". It 's what has been stated to Adnkronos by the President of the Community of Sant'Egidio, Marco Impagliazzo, about the case of the young Iranian woman sentenced to death for the murder of the man who was raping her, whose mother, through Aki Adnkronos International, addressed an appeal to the Italian mothers and politicians, to the Pope and the Vatican.

"The death penalty is always unacceptable – Impagliazzo reaffirms - because you can not believe in a justice system that takes the life of a person. Italy is also committed at the UN against the death penalty and for Iran, which seems to show signs of international openness. This could be a good opportunity to be seized, even at diplomatic level, as well as an act of justice in favour of the value of the human



February 23 2018

Minutes before execution, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott commutes the sentence of Thomas Whitaker!

Gov. Greg Abbott spared the life of a death row inmate less than an hour before his scheduled execution
February 23 2018

The state of Florida carried out the execution of Branch on Thursday evening at the Florida State Prison in Raiford

Branch, who was on death row for nearly 25 years, was pronounced dead of a lethal injection at 6:05 p.m. Central Standard Time
November 20 2017

Plans shaping up for this year’s Cities for Life, Cities Against the Death Penalty

Family members of murder victims, death row exonerees, death penalty attorneys, law professors, and religious leaders will join Floridians to celebrate hold vigil to end the death penalty in the State of Florida
November 2 2017
article by Andrea Riccardi

Death Penalty: Horror or Injustice

(Famiglia cristiana) translated in English
October 27 2017

Three bishops reiterate their opposition to the death penalty following resolution of court case

Barbara D. King is the Director of Communications for the diocese of Savannah
October 27 2017

Guatemala high court abolishes death penalty in civil cases

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November 28 2016

High court to examine mental disability, death penalty issue
November 12 2016

Si rafforza la pena di morte negli Stati Uniti
November 11 2016

Al liceo classico “Socrate” di Bari, conferenza “Non c’è giustizia senza vita”
October 24 2016
New York Times

The Death Penalty, Nearing Its End
June 4 2016
The Washington Post

Meet the red-state conservatives fighting to abolish the death penalty
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