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Middle East: ECPM takes a new step
05 September 2023
Aminata Niakaté, lawyer and President of ECPM, looks back on two days of decisive exchanges for our association in Amman, where the 4th Regional Congress on the Death Penalty in the Middle East took place, a first in the region.
Fête de l’Huma 2023 : Join us!
05 September 2023
On 16 and 17 September, ECPM will be at the Village du Monde at the Fête de l'Humanité near Paris to discuss the issues surrounding the death penalty. What's on the programme? Quizzes, games, information, discussions... One of the activist's highlights of the year, not to be missed!
3 questions to François Croquette : “The Death Penalty Remains a Tool of Repression Against the Freedom of Peoples”
30 August 2023
François Croquette, a dedicated diplomat, joined the new board of directors last June. ECPM interviewed him about the reasons that led him to strengthen his fight against the death penalty, after working in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Russia, Canada, and London. Development, the defense of human rights and the…
Advocacy, Event
“Death is not justice”: young Europeans advocate for the abolition of the death penalty
17 August 2023
On the 2nd and 3rd of June, ECPM organized, in partnership with the Council of Europe and with the support of the Permanent Representation of France to the Council of Europe, a two-day advocacy and awareness training program for the abolition of the death penalty. The program was aimed at…
Advocacy, Testimony
Mohamed El-Baradei calls to “err on the side of mercy, and compassion” on the 4th Regional Congress on the Death Penalty
08 August 2023
On the occasion of the Fourth Regional Congress on the Death Penalty, held in Amman last month, several leading figures in the fight for human rights expressed their support for the abolitionist community and their emotion at the announcement of the first public event on the death penalty in the…
Advocacy, Event
“We call the Youth from the region to be part of the worldwide abolitionist movement for a better world”
17 July 2023
At the end of two days of intense discussion and debates, the 4th Regional Congress on the Death Penalty culminated in the collective drafting of a final declaration welcoming the region's progress, acknowledging initiatives to abolish the death penalty, recalling the fundamental principles of respect for human rights and calling…
Event, Press release
4th Regional Congress on the Death Penalty in the Middle East: A historic first step on the road to abolition
13 July 2023
The 4th Regional Congress on the Death Penalty in the Middle East ended on 12 July 2023 with a vibrant appeal to the States of the region to develop a progressive strategy with a view to abolishing the death penalty by reducing its scope for all types of crime.
4th Regional Congress on the Death Penalty: a look back at a first day of enlightening debates
11 July 2023
Here we are: over 180 participants from 15 countries came to the Jordanian capital on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 to discuss death penalty issues in the Middle East.
Événement, Press release
Regional Congress on the death penalty in Jordan: a major first
09 July 2023
For the first time in the Middle East, Together Against the Death Penalty(ECPM) and their partners Penal Reform International and Adaleh,Center for Human Rights Studies, will be holding a regional congress on the death penalty, bringing together around 50 experts from fifteen countries. For two days, experts, lawyers, judges, academics,…
3 questions to Sarah Hajjar, Coordinator of the 4th Regional Congress on the Death Penalty in the Middle East
06 July 2023
Sarah Hajjar has been active in the Human Rights field for over ten years and carried numerous campaigns and events for non-governmental organizations including ECPM and Amnesty International France. After working on the 6th and the 8th World Congresses against the Death Penalty, Sarah Hajjar was appointed Coordinator of the…