Death Penalty

11/07/2002

April 2003, UN meeting on drugs: evaluation of the 10 years plan for a "drugs free world", written question to the Commission and to the European Council by Marco Cappato

The United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs has set in May 1998 an ambitious goal in the fight against illicit drugs through a ten year plan (1998 - 2008) under the slogan "A drug free world: we can do it!". After five years
10/27/2002

Don't boycott Nigeria's Miss World contest, begs mother facing stoning

A Nigerian woman sentenced to death for having a baby outside marriage has halted a planned boycott of the Miss World contest, urging contestants not to stay away from her country.

Beauty contestants from around the world had threatened to ref
10/14/2002

EXECUTIONS, ITALIAN RADICALS AND BEAUTY QUEENS

To go or not to go? Miss Sweden and Miss Italy are, but Miss Belgium is not. The destination: The Miss World 2002 competition to be held in Abuja, Nigeria in December.
Last Wednesday, all three beauty queens came to the European Parliament to sh
10/11/2002

(EU) EP/DEATH PENALTY: Radicals support appeal against boycott of Miss World competition in Nigeria

Brussels - At a press conference on the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels, the NGO "Don't Touch Cain" presented its 2002 report on "The death penalty in the world" dedicated to the President of Nigeria, Olosegun Obasanjo due to "his sta
10/09/2002

Beauties squabble over Miss World boycott


Miss World of Sweden Sofia Hedmark, left, speaks with Italian Marco Pannella during a report on the death penalty worldwide at the European Parliament, Wednesday, Oc
10/08/2002

LAUNCH OF HANDS OFF CAIN’S 2002 REPORT: THE DEATH PENALTY WORLDWIDE

Wednesday 9 October 2002 at 10.45 am
ROOM 1 E03
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
Bat. Altiero Spinelli
Rue Wiertz 60
1047 Brussels

SPEAKERS
Sergio D’Elia
Secretary of Hands Off Cain
Wei Jingsheng
Chinese political dissident
10/01/2002

Parliamentary question by Olivier Dupuis (NI) to the Commission and answer given by Mr Patten on behalf of the Commission



Parliamentary questions
WRITTEN QUESTION E-2758/02
by Olivier Dupuis (NI) to the Commission
(1 October 2002)

Subject: Execution of Mr Yoshiteru Hamada and Mr Tatsuya Haruta


On Prime Minister Koizumi's return
09/19/2002

DEATH PENALTY IN JAPAN: EXECUTION OF YOSHITERU HAMADA AND TATSUYA HARUTA. QUESTION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Brussels, 19 September 2002. As the Prime Minister Koizumi was returning yesterday from his trip to North Korea, the Japanese authorities carried out the execution of two men, almost certainly Yoshiteru Hamada and Tatsuya Haruta. In his reply (E-2421
08/20/2002

Parliamentary question by Olivier Dupuis (NI) to the Commission and answer given by Mr Patten on behalf of the Commission



Parliamentary questions
WRITTEN QUESTION E-2421/02
by Olivier Dupuis (NI) to the Commission
(20 August 2002)

Subject: Possible execution of Mr Omori Katsuhisa in Japan


Mr Omori Katsuhisa, 53, who is under sen
08/19/2002

ABOLITION OF DEATH PENALTY IN TAIWAN: QUESTION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Brussels, August 19, 2002. In the last two years, the number of executions has dropped from 24 in 1999, to 17 persons in 2000 and to 10 in 2001. On may 17, 2001 Taiwan's Justice Minister Chen Ding-nan said he planned to abolish the death sentence bef
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