Cities for Life- Cities Against the Death Penalty
justice without life
the world, 128 CITIES FOR LIFE enlighten
a symbolic monument AGAINST
THE DEATH PENALTY, to
affirm their participation to the initiative NO
JUSTICE WITHOUT LIFE
initiative is being organized by the Community of Sant'Egidio
actively supported by the main international human rights
organizations, gathered in the World Coalition Against the
Death Penalty (a.o. Amnesty International, Ensemble contre
la Peine de Mort, ACAT, International Penal Reform, FIACAT).
Tokyo, Lyon, Brussels, Barcelona, Florence, Venice, Buenos
Aires, Austin, Madrid, Dallas, Antwerp, Vienna, Naples,
Paris, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Reggio Emilia, Bogotà,
Santiago de Chile and more than 100 smaller and larger
cities have become together
for Life – Cities Against the Death Penalty"!
Colosseum in Rome, the Moneda Palace in Santiago, the
Central Obelisque in Buenos Aires will testify for life! For
three days long, special events, Nobel Peace Prize winners,
and international personalities will form a united moral
sign together in order to stop all executions worldwide.
World Day Cites for Life
– Cities against the Death Penalty
celebrated for the first time on November 30th 2002,
the anniversary of the first abolition of the death penalty
a “modern” European state,
Great Duchy of Tuscany in 1786.