World Coalition Against the Death Penalty
12 Jun 2015
More than 300 lawyers, NGO workers, journalists, state officials, academics, activists, and others from around the globe met to encourage efforts to end the principle of ‘an eye for an eye’ in justice systems by abolishing the use of capital punishment in Asia and elsewhere.
4 Jun 2015
Kuala Lumpur, 4th of June 2015 – Anti-death penalty advocates from around the globe will congregate in Malaysia on June 11 and 12 to discuss the foremost violation of the right to life. The Asian Regional Congress on the Death Penalty, co-organised by Ensemble contre la peine de mort (Together Against the Death Penalty, ECPM) and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) is an effort to encourage countries in Asia to move with the global trend and join the rest of the world in abolishing the death penalty.
30 Mar 2012
Paris, 29 March 2012. The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty (WCADP) express their outrage at the hanging of three inmates this morning in prisons in Tokyo, Hiroshima and Fukuoka. These executions are the first since July 2010 and occurred less than three months after the new Justice Minister Toshio Ogawa took office. The year 2011 had been the first without any execution since 1993.