Death Penalty

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-2441/02
by Olivier Dupuis (NI) to the Commission
(19 August 2002)

Subject: Abolition of the death penalty in Taiwan


The number of executions carried out in Taiwan has d

(EU) EP/JAPAN

09/08/2002 (Agence Europe) - Olivier Dupuis, MEP (Lista Bonino) asked the European Commission on 7 August if it had been informed of the "serious risks" of Mori Katsuhisa being executed in the very near future. The Japanese citizen was sentenced to d

SUB-COMMISSION ADOPTS CHAIRMAN'S STATEMENT URGING REPRIEVE OF SCHEDULED EXECUTION OF MEXICAN NATIONAL IN THE UNITED STATES

Geneva, 8 August 2002 - In a statement by the Chairman, the Sub-Commission drew urgently the attention of United States authorities to the situation of Javier Suarez Medina, a Mexican national, detained on death row for thirteen years, who was schedu
08/07/2002

DEATH PENALTY IN JAPAN: FEARS ON THE POSSIBLE EXECUTION OF MR OMORI KATSUHISA. QUESTION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Brussels, August 7, 2002. Mr Omori Katsuhisa, aged 53 and sentenced to death, may be executed in the very next days. As more than one execution usually takes place at the same time in Japan, there are fears that other executions may also be carried
07/05/2002

Court rulings prompt tough questions about death penalty

For years, capital punishment has been seen in stark terms, dividing Americans into those who support punishing the worst criminals with death, and those who oppose it.
But the debate over the death penalty in the US - virtually alone among indust

Japan stands firm on secret executions

OSAKA, Japan When the hangman failed to summon him from his cell by late December, Toshihiko Hasegawa, a convicted murderer, reckoned that, by the

DEATH PENALTY: THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE ASKS JAPAN TO ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY

Statement by Olivier Dupuis, Radical MEP and member of Hands Off Cain

Tokyo, 28 May 2002 – The Conference sponsored by the Council of Europe on “Justice and the Rights of Man in the observer countries of the Council of Europe (CoE): the ab

Seminar on abolition of death penalty held in Tokyo

A group of Japanese lawmakers and representatives from the Council of Europe on Monday opened a joint two-day seminar in Tokyo on the abolition of capital punishment.

"The death penalty goes against the idea of respecting the preciousness of l

ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY IN JAPAN

Brussels, 24th May 2002. Olivier Dupuis, radical MEP and member of the Board of "Hands off Cain", will participate at an interparliamentarian seminar that will take place in Tokyo from the 27th to the 28th May on the abolition of the death penalty or

Why the death penalty?

A special commission in Illinois issued detailed advice on Monday to Governor George Ryan on improving the way the death penalty is administered in his state. Ryan, a Republican, set up the bipartisan commission two years ago after imposing a morator
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