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ECPM opens a tribute book for Robert Badinter

Editorial / opinion page
The death penalty in the USA: a state of play by Sandrine Ageorges Skinner (2023-2024)
20 February 2024
The political climate in the USA has a clear impact on the development of the death penalty in the country. While the figures confirm the downward trend in recent years in the number of death sentences and executions, they reveal that in 2023, for the first time since 1976, there…
Press release
ECPM and 80+ international abolitionist organisations react to comments made by the Supreme Defence Council of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
12 February 2024
In a press release broadcast on 05 February 2024 on the 8 p.m. edition of the national television news programme (RTNC), the Supreme Defence Council asked the Supreme Commander of the FARDC and the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to lift the moratorium on executions of death…
“Robert Badinter was the beacon that helped us stay on course.” Raphaël Chenuil-Hazan, General Director of ECPM
09 February 2024
We have just learned of the passing of MR. Robert Badinter, what was your initial reaction to this announcement ? I feel a great sadness, a sense of personal loss, an immense void, having lost my mentor, and more broadly, a loss for humanity, for France, for our values, our convictions,…
Olivier Dechaud, Co-founder of ECPM shares his memories of Robert Badinter
09 February 2024
“I am connected to ECPM through two avenues. The first is historical, as I am one of the founders of the association. I had the opportunity to establish a structure and to witness its evolution without deviating from its original theme. The second dates back to my youth. At nineteen,…
“Robert Badinter always saw the dignity of a person regardless of their history, weaknesses, or flaws”, Aminata Niakaté pays tribute to former French Minister of Justice
09 February 2024
With the passing of Robert Badinter, the heart of the entire abolitionist community stops. Robert Badinter, Honorary President of Together Against the Death Penalty, whom I had the honor of meeting, was the tireless advocate for the universal abolition of the death penalty. He was always by ECPM’s side, present…
Tribune / Editorial
In 2024, our one and only resolution is the abolition!
15 January 2024
Raphaël Chenuil-Hazan’s greetings “On behalf of the entire ECPM team, I extend our heartfelt wishes for the new year. In 2023, we received valuable support from numerous volunteers who joined our cause, assisted during the 4th regional Congress, and engaged in school activities. Your support during our recent fundraising campaign…
Advocacy, Editorial / opinion page
ECPM Partners Fatia and Haris acquitted: the battle goes on after the Prosecutor’s appeal
08 January 2024
ECPM welcomes the acquittal of our colleagues Fatia Maulidiyanti and Haris Azhar on the case filed against them in 2021 on defamation charges for comments made during an online discussion, deleted since then, on the conclusions of a report they co-wrote with other CSOs, on mining activities in Papua and…
Make a donation for the abolition!
11 December 2023
The end of the year is approaching, abolition is underway, and yet, 30,000 people are still facing the death penalty worldwide. While 2023 has been a significant year for ECPM with the organization of the 4th Regional Congress in Jordan, the first of its kind in the Middle East, many…
The proceedings of the 8th World Congress against the death penalty are now out!
16 November 2023
A year ago today, we were in Berlin! The 8th World Congress opened in the prestigious Pierre Boulez Saal, in the presence of the German Minister of Foreign Affairs Annalena Baerbock, around twenty ministers, mingled with representatives from civil society and prominent abolition witnesses.
A lookback at ECPM’s participation in the 77th session of the ACHPR
13 November 2023
From 20 to 23 October, ECPM and the CTCPM, partner organisation in Tunisia, attended the 77th session of the ACHPR held in Arusha, Tanzania. ECPM and the CTCPM were able to engage with commissioners, State representatives, Human Rights National Institutions (NHRIs) and fellow civil society organisations. ECPM submitted an oral…