Monthly Archives: October 27, 2013

Monday: Kevin Cooper Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Dear Friends and Fellow Abolitionists, This is a reminder that you won’t want to miss Kevin Cooper’s hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. This is an historic opportunity to present the issues of racism and injustices in Kevin’s case. For more background on the hearing, including powerful exhibits submitted to the IACHR, visit…read more

The Campaign to End the Death Penalty's 13th Annual Convention

Beyond the Walls: Fighting for Justice from the Inside Out! November 1-3 in Austin, Texas Register now at  The Campaign to End the Death Penalty is excited to announce our 13th Annual Convention “Beyond the walls: Fighting for justice from the inside out”. Download the full event program here. This year’s convention will once again…read more

Execution Watch: Michael Yowell, October 9

A manacled Michael Yowell is escorted to court By Execution WatchHUNTSVILLE, Texas – A man with a history of mental illness is slated to be executed Wednesday over the objections of his appellate lawyers, who say he wouldn’t have been convicted and sentenced to death if his trial attorneys had represented him properly. Michael Yowell…read more