Capital Punishment Justice Project
Capital Punishment Justice Project (formerly Reprieve Australia) stands for a world without the death penalty. We work with our volunteers, interns, and board to develop legal and policy solutions that will help save lives.
Thanks to those of you who tuned in to hear Sunny Jacobs from @SunnyCenterFDN at our event with @Clifford_Chance on World Day Against the DP. Sharing a statement that the @IBAHRI has made: https://bit.ly/3AFNr27
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Chairperson Jose Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon, who died on 9 October 2021 of complications arising from Covid-19. Chair Chito dedicated his life to advocating for human rights in the #Philippines: https://cpjp.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Statement-on-the-passing-of-CHRP-Chairperson-Chito-Gascon.pdf @chrgovph
The death penalty does little to deter crime - and wrongful convictions are inevitable.
It has no place in the 21st century.
On Sunday's World Day against the Death Penalty, show your support for ending executions. https://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/DeathPenalty/Pages/DPIndex.aspx
#HRC48 adopts resolution L.17_Rev.1, on the "Question of Death Penalty", which stresses that States that retain the death penalty for "consensual same-sex conduct or relations" commit a violation of their international obligations. 🙌 See this report:https://bit.ly/3iI8WJM
#HRC48 | Resolution A/HRC/48/L.17 Rev.1 on the question of the death penalty was ADOPTED.
The 🇬🇧 strongly welcomes the adoption of the resolution on the question of the death penalty at #HRC48.
We firmly believe the use of the death penalty undermines human dignity and there is no conclusive evidence of its deterrent value.