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#ABOLITIONNOWTOUR: A look back on a year of activism around the world

Événement, Plaidoyer, Sur le terrain
#ABOLITIONNOWTOUR: A look back on a year of activism around the world
01 December 2022
A year ago, ECPM launched an exceptional mobilisation of the world's youth, aimed at raising awareness among the new generation about the issues at stake in the abolition of the death penalty and to give new impetus to the fight led by the activists from the outset. Six delegations of…
Culture, Événement
Here’s to you: an anthem to federate the abolitionist community
30 November 2022
Art is a powerful way of conveying the abolitionist voice: this was once again verified at the 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty, which was held in Berlin from 15 to 18 November 2022. Musical and visual performances punctuated the meetings and debates, creating unique moments of cohesion around…
Événement
Meet the laureates of the 8th World Congress against the death penalty
23 November 2022
The 8th World Congress Against the Death Penalty was also an opportunity to highlight civil society actors working towards universal abolition. ECPM, the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty and their partners highlighted the exceptional work of organizations particularly invested in the different spheres of the abolitionist struggle such as:…
Événement
Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh awarded the Robert-Badinter Prize
18 November 2022
Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, a long-time human rights activist in her country, is the first recipient of the Robert-Badinter Prize, the Grand Prize of the public, awarded today in Berlin, at the conclusion of the 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty, which brought together the world abolitionist community since…
Événement
Follow live the highlights of the 8th World Congress in Berlin!
14 November 2022
Nous y sommes : le 8e Congrès mondial organisé par ECPM se déroule à Berlin du 15 au 18 novembre. : les abolitionnistes venu·es de plus de 100 pays se rassemblent comme tous les trois ans dans une nouvelle ville. Que vous soyez à nos côtés à Berlin où en…
Advocacy
RESOLUTION FOR A UNIVERSAL MORATORIUM ON THE USE OF THE DEATH PENALTY: ANALYSIS OF THE VOTE IN THE 3RD COMMITTEE
14 November 2022
Le 11 novembre 2022, la 3e Commission de l’Assemblée générale des Nations unies qui travaille spécifiquement sur les questions liées aux droits humains a voté à une très large majorité en faveur du projet de résolution A/C.3/77/L.44 pour un moratoire universel sur l’application de la peine de mort.
Culture, Tribune / Edito
Interview with Keith Lamar, sentenced to death in the United States : “People are dying who could be saved”
07 November 2022
On the occasion of the 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty and in the frame of the Justice for Keith Lamar campaign, ECPM interviewed this militant artist, fighting for his freedom and the abolition of the death penalty. He is the voice behind the album Freedom First, produced with…
Culture, Tribune / Edito
Interview with Albert Marques : “Everybody in prison should have the opportunity to make art”
07 November 2022
On the occasion of the 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty and in the frame of the Justice for Keith Lamar campaign, ECPM interviewed Albert Marques. Pianist and composer, this militant artist is behind the album Freedom First, produced with Keith Lamar: poet, writer and activist, he is currently…
Événement
Register now for the 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty
03 November 2022
The 8th World Congress organised by ECPM will take place in Berlin from 15 to 18 November: more than a thousand participants from 90 countries are expected in the German capital for the most important meeting of abolitionists. To be part of it, it’s time to register! For four days,…
Advocacy, Editorial / opinion page
Impact Iran applauds Germany’s initiative for a Special Session on human rights in Iran and calls for the swift establishment of an investigative accountability body
03 November 2022
Impact Iran applauds the German Government’s recent announcement of its decision to support a Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council on the grave human rights situation in Iran, with a view to "establish[ing] a UN mechanism" to ensure that "evidence can be collected and documented."