Our Partners

Our Partners

Our key strategies promote and support positive engagement with other NGOs and members of civil society from around the region, enabling a more coordinated campaign against the death penalty.  This supportive leadership provides practical ways for the work that is already being done, to be more effective.

In 2018, CPJP commenced a partnership with Monash University. Eleos Justice was launched in October 2020. Eleos Justice supports CPJP with evidence-based research, teaching, and collaborative input on advocacy, policy and casework. Eleos Justice’s Anti-Death Penalty Clinic provides law students with the opportunity to assist on casework and advocacy briefs for CPJP and abolitionist organisations across Asia.

CPJP is a member of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN).


Eleos Justice is a collaboration between Capital Punishment Justice Project, an NGO working to end the death penalty, and the Faculty of Law at Monash University.


Savage Films is an Australian production company established by Maggie Miles. The company develops and produces a diverse array of screen content, and has a passion for social impact stories.

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The Julian Wagner Memorial Fund was established in 2016 to perpetuate the memory of Julian Wagner, Brisbane barrister and campaigner against the death penalty. Its primary purpose is to promote world wide abolition of the death penalty, focusing on education, human rights and promoting or opposing changes to law, policies or practices.


Australians Against Capital Punishment is a community group formed in early 2007 to advocate for a total abolition of the death penalty across the globe, and to call on the Australian Government to again commit itself wholeheartedly to opposing the death penalty in all cases and in all countries.

Bertha Foundation fights for a more just world. It supports activists, storytellers, and lawyers who are working to bring about social and economic justice and human rights for all.


Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) is a regional network of organisations and individuals committed to working towards abolition of the death penalty in the Asia Pacific. Our role is to create wider societal support for abolition of the death penalty in the Asia Pacific region through advocacy, education and network building.

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Ensemble contre la peine de mort (ECPM) unites/rallies and supports actions taken to fight against the death penalty worldwide, promoting universal abolition and, more broadly, the respect of human rights and fundamental freedoms.


World Coalition Against the Death Penalty (WCADP) is an international network comprised of more than 165 organizations from civil society with representation from over 45 countries.

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European Union programme that aims to promote democracy and human rights worldwide through support to civil society initiatives.


Forage is an online platform that provides people with access to free, open-access virtual work experience programs. Forage and CPJP have partnered to create a virtual experience program that brings to life our mission and allows participants to experience “a day in the life” of a CPJP volunteer building skills in research, advocacy and policy. 

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Legaler Aid is a nonprofit dedicated to reinventing access to justice. Through the use of cutting-edge technology, they are reimagining a new generation of online products and services that will be able to assist society’s most vulnerable access legal help. Legaler Aid enables users to donate to causes, directly funding organisations that are driving broader change in access to justice.

The number of death sentences recorded globally in 2018 was 2,531. Amnesty International, Amnesty International Global Report: Death Sentences and Executions 2018 (2019), 10.