Death Penalty

01/02/2007

THE DRAMATIC THIRST STRIKE OF MARCO PANNELLA, AT ITS SEVENTH DAY, FOR THE UNIVERSAL MORATORIUM FOR DEATH PENALITY

The request was directed to the Italian Government, that starting from today is a member of the Security Council of the United Nations. The first response of the premier Romano Prodi was considered unsatisfactory.

Rome, January, 2nd 2007
12/30/2006

Statement by Marco Pannella MEP on the execution of Saddam Hussein

Should the execution of Saddam be cancelled, or even suspended, Saddam might be tried for other crimes, more serious than the one (unclear and unfair) that he has already undergone. He should be tried for the aggression on Kuwait, which was condemned
12/29/2006

Proposal for an urgency resolution on death penalty for Saddam Hussein

Drafted by Marco Pannella and Marco Cappato

On June 30, 2004, Saddam Hussein and 11 senior Ba'athist officials were handed over to the interim Iraqi government to stand trial for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. On N
12/29/2006

Italian MEP Marco Pannella on his third day of thirst and hunger strike against the execution of Saddam Hussein. Appeal Signed by 146 Italian MPs and 3 Nobel Peace Prize winners.

Marco Pannella, a member of the European Parliament and leader of the Nonviolent Radical Party, has begun a thirst and hunger strike to avert the execution of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, who has been recently sentenced to death.

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12/28/2006

Saddam's death sentence exposes a rift

While Saddam Hussein faced death with a letter of farewell, the former Iraqi dictator's death sentence exposed a deep divide between the United States and Europe, with opposition building in the Continent's major capitals.
Prime Minister Romano
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