We are against

of the DEATH PENALTY

We are against

of the DEATH PENALTY

"Execution is the most disgusting form of murder, as it is committed with the approval of society"

- George Bernard Shaw

"Execution is the most disgusting form of murder, as it is committed with the approval of society"

- George Bernard Shaw

Tendency of the death penalty

Tendency of the death penalty

In 1998,
Only 35 countries in the world

have abolished the death penalty.

On January 11, 2008

Uzbekistan abolishes the death penalty

The trend towards total abolition of the death penalty has continued with Uzbekistan becoming the latest country to put an end to executions. From 1 January 2008, it becomes the 135th country in the world to abolish the death penalty in law or practice. Capital punishment has now been replaced with life or long-term imprisonment.

On January 11, 2008

On September 12, 2008

Argentina abolishes the death penalty

Two recent ratifications by Argentina unequivocally support its recent abolition of the death penalty. This latest initiative paves the way for other countries to follow suit, and makes Argentina the seventh country to ratify all the human rights instruments of the inter-American system. On 2 September 2008, Argentina ratified the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aimed at the abolition of the death penalty.

On June 5, 2015

Belarus has renewed the death penalties

On June 5, 2015

On November 19, 2015

Abolished death penalty

Madagascar and the Republic of Congo have abolished the death penalty.

On January 27, 2016

Abolished death penalty

Constitutional Court of Benin ruled that, in order to comply with the country’s international human rights obligations, all laws providing for the death penalty were void and death sentences could no longer be imposed in the country. The landmark decision effectively abolished the death penalty in the country.

On January 27, 2016

On December 4, 2015

Historic vote abolishes death penalty

Mongolia has set an example which we hope will quickly ripple across Asia. The countries that continue to execute have been shown a clear path to follow to end this cruel and inhumane punishment.

On February 21, 2016

Pope Francis

Using some of his strongest language against capital punishment, the pope on Sunday called on international leaders to abolish the death penalty, saying the commandment against killing applies to both the innocent and the guilty.

"I appeal to the consciences of those who govern to reach an international consensus to abolish the death penalty," he told tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square.

On February 21, 2016

On April 12, 2016

Abolished death penalty

Guinea has accepted the new Criminal Code that denies the death penalty for minor crimes. Though Guinea's Articles of War still make provisions for the death penalty for exceptional crimes the national assembly of the state awaits for the draft legislation to go into effect and put an end to all kinds of provisions for the death penalty from the Articles of War.

On November 9, 2017

Mauritania: Death penalty for Facebook blogger quashed

The release of Mohamed Mkhaïtir, who has been jailed for nearly four years simply for peacefully expressing his opinions on Facebook, is a huge relief. This really is a day of triumph for him and his family, as well as all those who campaigned on his behalf since 2014.

On November 9, 2017

In 2019
106 countries have completely abolished the death penalty.

In 1998,
Only 35 countries in the world

have abolished the death penalty.

On January 11, 2008

Uzbekistan had abolished the death penalty

The tendency of total abolishment of the death penalty continued when Uzbekistan became the last country to discontinue the death penalty. Since January 1, 2008 it became the 135th country in the world that legally or in practice had abolished the death penalty.

On January 11, 2008

On September 12, 2008

Argentina has abolished the death penalty

Two recently executed Argentina's ratifications unequivocally confirm the lately abolished death penalty. This latest initiative gives the green lights to other countries to follow its example and makes Argentina the seventh country ratifying all human rights documents. On September 2, 2008 Argentina ratified the Second Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights that is meant to abolish the death penalty.

On June 5, 2015

Belarus has renewed the death penalties

On June 5, 2015

On November 19, 2015

Abolished death penalty

Madagascar and the Republic of Congo have abolished the death penalty.

On January 27, 2016

Abolished death penalty

The Constitutional Court of Benine made a resolution that in order to meet the international obligations of the state in the sphere of human rights, all legislation providing the death penalty shall become void and death penalties must not be executed throughout the country. This major decision has indeed abolished the death penalty in the country.

On January 27, 2016

On December 4, 2015

Historical voting has abolished the death penalty

Mongolia set an example that we hope will be followed by the rest of Asia. The countries still carrying out the death penalty were demonstrated a clear path to follow to put an end to this cruel and inhuman punishment.

On February 21, 2016

Pope Francis

Pope Francis encouraged the world leaders to show their courage and abstain from the death penalty this year.

Speaking to pilgrims on the Saint Peter's Square in Rome the Pope said that the commandment "You shall not kill" applies to everybody, both guilty and innocent.

"Even criminals shall have the right to life that was given by God", said the Pope.

On February 21, 2016

On April 12, 2016

Abolished death penalty

Guinea has accepted the new Criminal Code that denies the death penalty for minor crimes. Though Guinea's Articles of War still make provisions for the death penalty for exceptional crimes the national assembly of the state awaits for the draft legislation to go into effect and put an end to all kinds of provisions for the death penalty from the Articles of War.

On November 9, 2017

Mauritania: The death penalty called off for the Facebook blogger

Set free Mohamed Mkhaitir who spend almost four years in jail for barely expressing his peaceful opinion on Facebook. This is indeed a triumph day for him and his family as well as all the others supporting him since 2014.

On November 9, 2017

In 2019
106 countries have completely abolished the death penalty.

We speak against the death penalty as we consider a right to life an inestimable fundamental value.

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We speak against the death penalty as we consider a right to life an inestimable fundamental value.

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Support the project

Do not be indifferent to problems of the others.
By helping others we change the world to be better.

DONATE

We invite everyone standing for and showing respect to the fundamentals of human rights to donate and support our organization. Bring hope to the ones, who do not have an opportunity to speak out without your help.

MEMBERSHIP

We encourage everyone to become a member of our organization irrespective of a place of residence and social status, the ones who support and respect the fundamentals of human rights.