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Oklahoma Execution Report Raises More Questions Than Answers

Five points by Gloria Rubac1.  Oklahoma, like Arizona and Ohio who’ve also botched executions, are experimenting on how to kill people, using live subjects. Looking for the best kill methods on prisoners is WRONG!2. An attorney for Oklahoma death row prisoners has filed a very detailed, 33-page lawsuit against the Dept of Corrections, the executioners,…read more

Drop Rodney Reed's Execution

Stand With Texas Death Row Prisoner Rodney Reed!DROP THE DATE! TEST ALL THE DNA! The Campaign to End the Death Penalty, along with the family and supporters of Rodney Reed rejects the decision today to issue a death warrant for innocent Texas death row prisoner Rodney Reed for January 14, 2015. We have long believed in Rodney’s innocence and,…read more

From Texas death row: Two cases of injustice

By: Lily Hughes for the New Abolitionist The state of Texas maintains the most active execution chamber in the nation, amid questionable practices and a host of controversial executions. Texas has executed seven people already this year as of May 2014. The state has put at least 515 people to death since executions were reinstated…read more

Louis Castro Perez denied appeal by 5th Circuit Court

Justice for Louis Castro Perez! The 5th Circuit Court has released an opinion denying relief to innocent Texas death row prisoner Louis Castro Perez. Many folks will be familiar with the case through Louis’ sister, Delia Perez Meyer, who sits on the board of the Campaign to End the Death Penalty. Delia has been a…read more

Execution Wathc: Tamayo-Prevu

RADIO SHOW PREVIEW EXECUTION WATCH Unless a stay is issued, we’ll broadcast live: Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 6-7 PM Central Time KPFT FM Houston 90.1 HD3 and Online… > Listen Updates and discussion on Facebook: Execution Watch TEXAS PLANS TO EXECUTE: EDGAR TAMAYO, A Mexican national convicted in the 1994 shooting death of a…read more

Rest In Peace, Delbert L. Tibbs

“It really makes me believe the Great Spirit laid this trip on me so that I could bear witness of this terrible thing we call the deathpenalty in the U.S.” – Delbert Tibbs I Just found out that death-row survivor Delbert Tibbs passed away last night. I first met Delbert at the Fast and Vigil…read more

WCADP: Iran: The indiscriminate executions continue

World Coalition Against the Death Penalty 4 November 2013 Iran: The indiscriminate executions continue – The UN, EU and the International community must put the situation of the death penalty at the top of the agenda in their dialogue with Iran While the political climate between Iran and the international community has been improving since…read more

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