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Paris Declaration: World Congress on Justice for Children

On 28 May 2018, over 800 participants came together in Paris for the World Congress on Justice for Children, co-organised by Penal Reform International. What followed was three days of learning, sharing and discussion on juvenile and family justice between government representatives, civil society, academic institutions, other international and regional organisations and children and young […]

Resources: 2018 World Day Against the Death Penalty

On 10 October 2018, the 16th World Day Against the Death Penalty will take place. This year, the aim of the World Day is to raise awareness of the inhumane living conditions of people sentenced to death. Although people on death row are entitled to the same basic rights and treatment conditions as other categories of prisoners, […]

Death penalty: key external resources

For a selection of recommended international resources on the abolition of the death penalty and humane alternative sanctions, see below. International Commission against the Death Penalty, How states abolish the death penalty, 2013 Amnesty International, Death sentences and executions, 2013 International Commission against the Death Penalty, The death penalty and the “most serious crimes”: A […]