Towards the abolition of the death penalty in Africa

10/10/2012
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Seven Human rights defenders discuss the death penalty in Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Guinea, Burkina and Sudan. They tell us why some countries are reluctant to abolish the death penalty and how discriminatory and unfair capital punishment is...

Amir Suleiman works for the African Center for Justice and Peace Studies in Sudan

Andrew Songa works for the Kenya Human Rights Commission

Dzimbabwe Chimbga works for Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights

Aly Sanou works for the Mouvement Burkinabé des droits de l’Homme et des Peuples in Burkina Faso

Samantha Mundeta works for Lawyers for Human Rights in South Africa

Florence Bellivier is the President of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty and FIDH Deputy Secretray General

Abdoul Gadiry Diallo works for the Organisation Guinéenne des droits de l’Homme et du citoyen in Guinea-Conakry

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