Death Penalty

10/26/2012

DEATH PENALTY: THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC READY TO VOTE IN FAVOR OF THE UN MORATORIUM AND ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY

The delegation of the Radical Party and Hands Off Cain today ended its mission in the Central African Republic meeting with the Prime Minister Faustin-Archange Touadera.
The head of government has assured Sergio D'Elia, Elisabetta Zampartutti and Marco Perduca that the Central African Republic will vote in favor of the resolution on the universal Moratorium that will be presented next month at the UN in New York.
The Prime Minister also expressed the political will to implement all legal means available to remove the death penalty, confirming the commitments undertaken by his government before the UN Human Rights Council for the ratification of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, prodromal to definitive abolition of the death penalty, no longer applied in the country for over 30 years.

10/14/2012

World Day Against the Death Penalty: Hands off Cain in Freetown to deliver the prize "Abolitionist of the year 2012" to the president Koroma.

On 10 October 2012, during a ceremony at the Palace State House in Freetown in Sierra Leone, the seat of the Presidency of the Republic, a delegation of Hands Off Cain and the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational and Transparty (NRPTT), composed of the Secretary of HOC,Sergio D'Elia, the co-vice President of the Nonviolent Radical Party, Senator Marco Perduca, andElisabetta Zamparutti, Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies and Treasurer of HOC, presented the Award "Abolitionist of the Year 2012" to President Ernest Bai Koroma,because a year ago he emptied death row, commuted all death sentences, and has engaged in international fora to abolish the death penalty.
08/03/2012

HANDS OFF CAIN PRESENTS 2012 REPORT ON THE DEATH PENALTY WORLDWIDE

The presentation of Hands Off Cain's 2012 Report, ‘The Death Penalty Worldwide’, edited by Elisabetta Zamparutti, was held at the headquarters of the Radical Party in Rome.
The worldwide trend towards abolition, underway for more than ten years, was again confirmed in 2011 and the first six months of 2012 as documented in the Report.

10/13/2010

Hands off Cain & Nonviolent Radical Party mission to Zambia to support the Universal Moratorium of the Death Penalty.

Mission to Zambia to support the Universal Moratorium of the Death Penalty. From October 11 to 14 a delegation of the Nonviolent Radical Party and Hands off Cain is in Zambia to meet Parliamentarians, Members of Government, NGOs as well as the diplomatic corp to gather support for the Resolution to be introduced in November to the UN on the Universal Moratorium of the Death Penalty and to promote the deletion of the capital punishment from the draft Constitution of Zambia that will soon be presented to Parliament.

10/10/2010

Death penalty: Hands Off Cain presents a series of initiatives in view of the “World Day Against the death penalty.”

In a Conference made in Rome in view of October 10, the “World Day Against the death penalty”, Hands Off Cain presented the dossier “Sakineh and the others” about lapidation in the world and showed a video concerning the Iranian Resistance with images of a double lapidation made by Mullah’s Regime.

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