Death Penalty


2012 Report on the death penalty by Hands Off Cain presented at the European Parliament

The Annual Report of Hands Off Cain was held today in the European Parliament, on the initiative of Struan Stevenson, British conservative MEP and Chairman of the European Parliament delegation for the relations with Iraq, and Elizabetta Zamparutti MP, author of the Report.


Death penalty. Completion of the Radical mission in Chad

It ended with a meeting with Prime Minister Emmanuel Nadingar, the Chad mission of the radical delegation.
The delegation is composed by Marco Panella, Demba Traore, Secretary of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational and Transparty, Elisabetta Zamparutti, member and treasurer of the association Hands Off Cain and Matthew Angels, general counsel of the NRPTT. To accompany them, the honorary consul of Italy Ermanna Favaretto Delacroix.
The mission was carried out as part of a projec


Death penalty: The mission of the Radical Party in Chad continues

Yesterday was the second day of the mission of Hands Off Cain and the Radical Party in Chad to support the abolitionist process internally and gain the support of the African country to the UN resolution for the universal moratorium on executions.
The Radical delegation is composed of the President of Hands Off Cain Marco Panella, by the Treasurer Elisabetta Zamparutti, the Secretary General of the Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty, Demba Traorè, and the General Counsel of the Radical Party Matteo Angioli.

United Nations: New resolution pro moratorium on executions voted by a record number of 110 countries

On 19 November 2012, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee in New York adopted a new resolution on a moratorium on the use of the death penalty, the fourth since 2007.

A record number of countries voted in favor of the Resolution, and there was a decrease in vote against it. The result was 110 votes in favor (+2 compared to 2010 Resolution), 39 against (-2), 36 abstentions (=) and 8 absent (+1).


Death Penalty: Nonviolent Radical Party and Hands off Cain on a four-day mission to Chad

A delegation of Hands off Cain and the Nonviolent Radical Party is leaving today for a four day mission to Chad to support the abolitionist process in the country and to obtain the country’s vote in favour of the UN Resolution on a Universal Moratorium on death penalty.
The mission, that has been made possible by the contribution of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, is composed of Marco Pannella, President of Hands off Cain, Elisabetta Zamparutti, its Treasurer, Demba Traorè, Secretary General of the Nonvi

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