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    • Featured publications

    • Too Broken to Fix: Part I - An In-depth Look at America’s Outlier Death Penalty Counties
      Document published by Fair Punishment Project in 2016

    • Bangladesh: Mandatory death penalty declared void after 14-year legal battle
      Document published by Child Rights International Network in 2016

    • Representing Individuals Facing the Death Penalty: A Best Practices Manual
      Document published by Death Penalty Worldwide in 2013

    • Flawed Justice: Unfair Trial and the Death Penalty in indonesia
      Document published by Amnesty International in 2015

    • The Death Penalty for Drug Crimes in Asia
      Document published by Fédération Internationale des Ligues des Droits de l'Homme (FIDH) in 2015

    • Parlamentarians and the Abolition of the Death Penalty - A Resource -
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • The Death Penalty in the US in 2015 : Year End Report
      Document published by Death Penalty Information Center in 2015

    • Growing up on death row. The death penalty and juvenile offenders in Iran
      Document published by Amnesty International in 2016

    • Death Penalty India Report - Volume 1
      Document published by National Law University, New Delhi Press in 2016

    • Death Penalty India Report - Volume 2
      Document published by National Law University, New Delhi Press in 2016

    • Annual report on the death penalty in Iran 2015
      Document published by Ensemble contre la peine de mort (ECPM) in 2016

    • Death sentences and executions in 2015
      Document published by Amnesty International in 2016

    • Final Declaration 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty
      Document published by Ensemble contre la peine de mort (ECPM) in 2016

    • Leaflet on the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Abolition of the Death Penalty
      Document published by FIACAT in 2016

    • Pathways to abolition
      Document published by Cornell Law School in 2016

    • Advocacy Toolkit on Abolition of the Death Penalty in West Africa
      Document published by Amnesty International in 2016

    • Activity Report 2015
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2016

    • 2016 Report - Moratorium on the use of the death penalty
      Document published by United Nations in 2016

    • The Death Penalty and Victims
      Document published by United Nations in 2016

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    • 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty: Poverty 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty: Poverty

      On 10 October 2017, the 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty aims at raising awareness about the reasons why people living in poverty are at a greater risk of being sentenced to death and executed.