5th World Congress against the Death Penalty

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On the occasion of the 5th World Congress Against Death Penalty (WCDP), that is taking place in Madrid from 12 to 15 June 2013 and in which FIDH and 14 of its member organisations (from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Cuba, USA, Marocco, Botswana, Republic of Congo, Senegal and Spain) will participate, FIDH is coming back to its latest activities and publications concerning its fight against death penalty.

- FIDH press release, "FIDH will participate in the 5th World Congress against the Death Penalty", 11 June 2013

- Compilation of FIDH press releases on death penalty from 2010 to 2013
- English
- French


- FIDH: Death penalty in Zimbabwe - Interview with Dzimbabwe Chimbga, member of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human RIghts

Death Penalty in Zimbabwe par fidhdailymotion

- FIDH: Death penalty in South Africa - Interview with Samantha Mundeta, member of Lawyers for Human Rights in South Africa

Death Penalty in South Africa par fidhdailymotion

- FIDH: Death Penalty in Burkina-Faso - Interview with Aly Sanou, member of the Mouvement Burkinabé des droits de l’Homme et des peuples

Death penalty in Burkina Faso par fidhdailymotion

- FIDH: Death penalty in Kenya - Interview with Andrew Songa, member of the Kenya Human Rights Commission

Death Penalty in Kenya par fidhdailymotion

- VIASNA: Belarus/Death penalty - "The Queue”: Do not be indifferent!

- VIASNA: Belarus/Death penalty - "Flight" – animation about death penalty in Belarus

- VIASNA: Belarus/Death penalty - Video on the occasion of the 10 Octobre 2012


- USA / Death penalty: FIDH-CCR - "FIDH-CCR report on the death penalty in the USA: Summary of findings", June 2013 (complete report available as of September 2013)

- North Korea / Death penalty: FIDH - "The death penalty in North Korea: in the machinery of a totalitarian State", mai 2013
- English
- French

- Taïwan / Death Penalty: FIDH-TAHR - "The hidden face of Taiwan: lessons learnt from the ICCPR/ICESCR review process", April 2013
- English
- French
- Chinese

- Bangladesh / Death penalty: FIDH-Odhikar - "Criminal justice through the prism of capital punishment and the fight against terrorism", October 2010

- Iran / Death penalty: FIDH - "Iran: Death Penalty, A State Terror Policy", April 2010
- English
- Persian

- Altermondes: Special edition (to which FIDH contributed): "Death penalty: the abolition, and then what?", June 2013 - available in French and English

For all complementary information on death penalty, please consult:
- the website of the 5th World Congress against the Death Penalty
- the "death penalty" dossier of the FIDH website
- the website of Ensemble contre la peine de mort (ECPM)
- the website of the World Coalition against the Death Penalty, of which FIDH is a member.

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