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Notes from Madrid on the World Congress Against the Death Penalty

The following is a report by Lily Hughes on her recent Madrid trip to participate in the World Congress Against the Death Penalty.   Over the last few days the Campaign to End the Death Penalty has been represented at the 5th Annual World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Madrid, Spain.  Myself and CEDP board member…read more

Execution Watch: Elroy Chester to Die June 12

Elroy Chester HUNTSVILLE – Texas plans to put to death Elroy Chester III Wednesday. Execution Watch will provide live radio coverage and commentary on the state killing, Texas’ 499th of the modern death-penalty era. RADIO SHOW PREVIEW EXECUTION WATCH Unless a stay is issued, we’ll broadcast live: Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 6-7 PM Central Time…read more

Ten reasons why Georgia should not execute Warren Hill

Georgia planes to carry out another egregious execution tonight….this time of a man diagnosed by several doctors of being “mentally retarded”, despite the US. Supreme Court’s ban on these types of executions. This Guardian articles explains the multiple issues in this case: Ten reasons why Georgia should not execute Warren Hill Since the Guardian first…read more

Kevin Cooper is Innocent on California's Death Row!

By: Dan Sharber This is a review of Scapegoat: The Chino Hills Murders and the Framing of Kevin Cooper by J. Patrick O’Connor, published in 2012 by Strategic Media Books. Kevin Cooper is an innocent man on death row in California. And if you have been around the anti-death penalty movement for any amount of…read more

Sarge Foster, Presente!

by Gloria Rubac Tonight the state of Texas murdered a man who was my friend and a friend to so many all over the country and the world. Cleve “Sarge” Foster was a son to Mary, a father to Michael, a grandfather to Yuri, a father-in-law to Rowan and brother to Susie and a number…read more

Texas executed Sarge Cleve Foster tonight

It was so hard for Sarge’s son Michael to let his father go. Michael and Sarge loved each other and this death will hurt so many for so long.Picture by Gloria Rubac

Execution Watch: Robert Harris 9/20

Robert Harris Texas plans to execute Thursday a man whose attorneys say he is mentally impaired and therefore ineligible for execution.  Unless the courts intervene, Robert Harris will be strapped to a gurney and put to death with a deliberate drug overdose. Execution Watch will broadcast coverage and analysis, including reporting from outside the death…read more