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NO to the Death Penalty
International Campaign
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09/07/04   

Whispers from death row. M. Marazziti (Sant'Egidio) examines the status of the death penalty worldwide.  (IT) 

 

19/06/04  Virginia/USA    Urgent Appeals

Mark Bailey - 34 years old - Sentenced to death.   (EN) 

 

06/06/04  Uzbekistan    Urgent Appeals

Azizbek Karimov - 25 years old - Sentenced to death.   (EN) 

 

29/05/04  Urgent  Appeals
Now you can send our urgent appeals on-line, directly from our web-site!

 

21/05/04  Sudan    Urgent Appeal

Alakor (Madina) Lual Deng - Sentenced to death by stoning.   (EN) 

 

17/05/04  Texas/USA

James Allridge to be executed on August 26th. We renew the invitation to send our urgent appeal.   (EN) 

 

06/05/04  Nigeria

On internet a false appeal for Amina, but that's a spoof story. She was acquitted definitively in 2003.  (IT-EN) 

 

25/04/04  Italy

On April 28th public meeting in Salerno with Tamara Chicunova, founder of the Association “Mothers against the Death Penalty and Torture, from Uzbekistan. (IT) 

 

23/04/04  Illinois/USA

Community of Sant'Egidio - Our interview with Rev. D. Kantzavelos, President of Illinois Coalition Against The Death Penalty.  (EN-IT) 

 

02/04/04  Comunità di Sant'Egidio

The speech of Tamara Chicunova, founder of the Uzbek Association "Mothers against the death penalty and torture", during the evening prayer of the Sant'Egidio Community in Brussels.   (IT) 

 

30/03/04  Belgio

A Delegation of Sant'Egidio took part in the General Assembly of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty at the European Parliament in Brussels. (IT-EN) 

 

30/03/04  Texas/USA

On the invitation of the Community of Sant'Egidio, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu visited Dominique Green on death row (EN) 

 

24/03/04  Comunità di Sant'Egidio

Tamara Chicunova, founder of the Uzbek Association "Mother against Death Penalty and Torture, will talk during the evening prayer of the Community of Sant'Egidio in Brussels on March 25th, at 8.00 p.m.  (IT-FR-NL) 

 

09/03/04  Libano

On the Lebanese newspapers the statement of the Community of Sant'Egidio against the resumption of executions.  (IT-FR-AR) 

 

08/03/04  Comunità di Sant'Egidio

Nobel Prize winners, Members of Parliament, Mayors and City Councils, from all over the world sign to save the life of Dominique Green.

 

27/02/04  Italy

First Forum of Italian Cities against the Death Penalty.  (IT) 

 

31/01/03  Texas/USA        Urgent Appeal

Efrain Perez - 27 years old- Sentenced to death    (EN)

 

22/01/04  NEW

See the 2003 archives site about the International Campaign for the World Moratorium on the Death Penalty.  (EN)

 

18/01/03  Texas/USA        Urgent Appeal

Scott Panetti - 45 years old- Sentenced to death    (EN)

 

11/01/04  Italy/Japan

Our dossier on the death penalty in Japan. Future perspectives also in view of a moratorium.  (IT)

 

15/12/03  Italy-Irak

Sant'Egidio calls for a fair trial and no to a death sentence even for Saddam and other Iraqi prisoners.

 

15/12/03  USA

The Community of Sant'Egidio participated to the meeting calling for the abolition of the death penalty to the juveniles.   (IT)

 

15/12/03  Uzbekistan

Sant'Egidio visit abolitionist association in Tashkent   (IT)

 

01/12/03  Cities for Life
30 NOVEMBER - WORLD DAY -  Cities for Life Cities Against the Death Penalty  - No justice without life

 

14/11/03  North Carolina/USA

We support the appeal launched by the MVFR to stop the execution of John Dennis Daniels (exec. scheduyled on Nov. 14th).  (EN)

 

27/10/03  Uzbekistan

We invite everyone to support the appeal presented by Tamara Chicunova, in order to urge the President of Uzbekistan to fulfil a moratorium of executions (IT)

 

18/10/03  Italy

The intervention of the Community of Sant'Egidio at the Human Rights Commission of Italian Parliament. (IT)

 

15/10/03  Iran        Urgent Appeal

Afsaneh Nouroozi - 32 years old - Sentenced to death by stoning.   (EN)

 

07/10/03  World Coalition Against the Death Penalty

Oct.10th 2003 - World Day Against the Death Penalty - The initiatives of the Community of Sant'Egidio"  (IT-EN)

 

07/10/03  Italy

"The Friends" against the Death Penalty. (IT-EN)

 

03/10/03  Nigeria        Urgent Appeal

Jibrin Babaji - 43 years old - Sentenced to death by stoning.   (EN)

 

28/09/03  North Carolina/USA        Urgent Appeal

Edward Ernest Hartman - 39 years old- Sentenced to death - Execution set on October 3rd 2003   (EN)

 

25/09/03  India-Nigeria

Sona Khan, lawyer and expert of Islamic law, has been working on the case of Amina. She explains why Amina will not be executed. (IT-EN)

 

09/09/03  Germany

The Abolition of the Death Penalty: a Target for the XXI Century  (EN)

 

28/08/03  Texas/USA

Rickey Lynn Lewis, execution postponed. (EN)

 

20/08/03  North Carolina/USA
Henry Lee Hunt execution date set for Sept. 12. We invite again everyone to send our appeal. (EN)

 

13/08/03  Florida/USA

We invite everybody to join the appeal launched by  Paul Rougeau Committee to save the life of Tommy Zeigler  (see our urgent appeal of sometime ago)  (IT-EN)

 

06/07/03  Uzbekistan

Re-launch of the the appeals in favour of Evgenij Jurevic Gugnin and Azamat Uteev. Support the appeals of Amnesty International for other 3 young people. (IT-EN)

 

21/06/03  Virginia/USA        Urgent Appeal

Bobby Wayne Swisher - 27 years old - Sentenced to death - Execution set on July 1st 2003  (EN)

 

12/06/03  Sudan        Urgent Appeal

24 people sentenced to death in the region of South Darfour - Sudan   (EN)

 

07/06/03  Japan

Moratorium bill at Parliament. A. Quattrucci (Sant'Egidio Community) from Japan: "Many changes in Japan. The number of those who are against the death penalty is increasing a lot."   (IT -EN)

 

24/05/03  Nigeria        Urgent Appeal

Sarimu Mohammed Mallam Ado Baranda (55 years old)  -  Sentenced to death by stoning.   (EN)

 

01/05/03  Nigeria             Urgent Appeal

Fatima Usman (34 years old) and Ahmadu Ibrahim (34 years old) - Sentenced to death by stoning   (EN)

 

08/04/03  Texas/USA       Urgent Appeal

Bruce Jacobs - 57 years old -  Sentenced to death  (EN)

 

29/03/03  Nigeria

Sant'Egidio: we invite to send your appeal to save Amina.      (EN)

 

14/03/03  Usa/Community of Sant'Egidio

The Community of Sant’Egidio backs “Under our wings” and the Rev. Masters, calling for the abolition of the death penalty for the juveniles. (EN)

 

08/03/03  Italy-Nigeria

In the Square for Amina with the Mayor of Rome, on the Woman’s Day. (IT)

 

06/03/03  Alabama/USA       Urgent Appeal

Michael Thompson - 43 years old -  Sentenced to death - Execution set on March, 15th 2003 (EN)

 

06/03/03  Italy

Meeting at Sant'Egidio with "Under our wings", against the death penalty for the juveniles. (IT-EN)

 

15/02/03  Texas/USA       Urgent Appeal

Keith Bernard Clay - 35 years old - Sentenced to death Execution set on March, 20th 2003.  (IT)

 

12/02/03  Brazil

Sant'Egidio at the Forum of Porto Alegre: "Peace, abolition of the death penalty, development for the benefit of man, are inalienable targets."  (IT)

 

09/02/03  Uzbekistan       Urgent Appeal

Azamat Uteev - 21 anni  - Sentenced to death  (EN)

 

04/02/03  Dem.Rep.of Congo        Appello Urgente

Urgent appeal to save 30 people sentenced to death.  (EN)

 

30/01/03  Texas/USA     Urgent Appeal

Gregory Van Alstyne -  37 years old  - Sentenced to death  - Execution set on February, 18th 2003.   (EN)

 

22/01/03  Uzbekistan     Urgent Appeal

Ilchomzhon Chakimzhon Karimov - 22 years old - Evgenij Jurevic Gugnin - 22 years old     (EN)

 

19/01/03  Texas/USA     Urgent Appeal

Elkie Taylor - Texas - USA -  42 anni - Sentenced to death - Execution set to January, 24th 2003.    (EN)

 

16/01/03  Texas/USA

The execution of Henry Earl Dunn is set to next February, 6th 2003. We call for sending again our urgent appeal to Texas authorities.   (EN)

 

14/01/03  North Carolina/USA     Urgent Appeal

Henry Lee Hunt -  USA - Texas - 58 years old - Sentenced to death - Execution set to January, 24th 2003.  (EN)

 

07/01/03  Texas/USA     Urgent Appeal

Hector Torres Garcia -  USA - Texas - 41 years old - Sentenced to death  (IT)

 

25/12/02  Japan

Seijiro Yamano could be executed bifore the end of this year.
 Appello Urgente. 
   (IT-EN)

 

15/12/02  USA

The Augustinians join the Community of Sant'Egidio in the research of funds for the legal counsel of Dominique Green.    (EN)

 

11/12/02  Texas/USA      Urgent Appeal

Granville Riddle -  USA - Texas - 33 years old  Condannato a morte.   (EN)

 

10/12/02  USA

Community of Sant'Egidio -  Interview with Peter Neufeld, founder of Innocence Project. Several inmates were exonerated thanks to his DNA tests.   (IT-EN)

 

30/11/02  The Cities for Life 

1st  World Day against the Death Penalty -  The Cities for Life - Cities Against the Death Penalty.   (EN)

 

27/11/02  Nederland 

The section on the campaign against the dead penalty has been translated in dutch and is now available online.  (NL)

 

23/11/02  Italia  

On Nov 30th - 1st  World Day against Death Penalty - The initiative of the Community of Sant'Egidio to involve the "Cities for Life" against the Death Penalty.  (IT)

 

20/11/02  Italy  

Rome - Commnity of Sant'Egidio - World Day against Death Penalty - Press Conference.   (IT)

 

14/11/02  Texas/USA  Appello Urgente

James Allridge -  USA - 40 years old - Sentenced to death   (EN)

 

08/11/02  Texas/USA   Urgent Appeal

Greg Summer  (EN)

 

31/10/02  Italia     

S.E. Jan Sergiusz Gajek M.I.C., Minsk (Bielorussia) signed the appeal supporting the International Campaign of Sant’Egidio Community  for a World moratorium of the death penalty.

 

31/10/02  Missouri/USA   Urgent Appeal

Sign and send the appeal for William R. Jones (Nov. 20th execution date scheduled)  (EN)

 

03/10/02  Texas/USA    Urgent Appeal

Rickey Lynn Lewis40 years old (EN)

 

26/09/02  Italia   

Initiatives and proposals within the campaign against the death penalty illustrated by Sant’Egidio at Italian Senat (IT)

 

22/09/02  Texas/USA    Urgent Appeal

James Rexford Powel56 years old (EN)

 

04/09/02  Italy

International Meeting Peoples and Religions - Palermo 1-3 settembre 2002 - Round tables - Third Millennium without the Death Penalty?  (IT-EN)

 

21/08/02  Italy/Nigeria  
M. Marazziti (Sant'Egidio): "Our conscience rejects sentences like this". (IT)

 

13/08/02   Texas/USA    Urgent Appeal

Let us save the life of Javier Medina! Urgent Appeal (Execution scheduled on Aug. 14th).  (EN)

 

09/08/02   Texas/USA    

We Keep on supporting Thomas Miller El.  (IT)

 

03/08/02  California/USA   Urgent Appeal                          Juveniles

Charles Andy Williams  -  16 years old - He will be tried next August 15th by a court for adults. He may be sentenced to life prison without parole.  (EN)

 

03/08/02  Florida/USA      Urgent Appeal                          Juveniles

Derek and Alex King  -  13 e 12 years old - They are waiting for a trial by a court for adults. They are risking life prison without parole. (EN)

 

24/07/02  Pakistan          Urgent Appeal

Anwar Kenneth, 45 years old. Sentenced to death for blasphemy.  (EN)

 

17/07/02  Nigeria             Urgent Appeal

Yunusa Rafin Chiyawa, 35 years old. Sentenced to death by stoning.  (EN)

 

15/07/02  Italy     
On the RAI Televisions Network a spot will invite people to sign several million post-cards (available at the post office, too) in order to stop the death penalty all over the world. (IT)

 

11/07/02  Italy    
From Venice against the death penalty, the Community of Sant'Egidio launches a new initiative to collect 5 millions signatures. (IT)

 

10/07/02  Texas/USA      Urgent Appeal

Javier Saurez Medina - (Texas) - 32 anni - is scheduled for execution on  august 14, 2002     (IT)  

 

07/07/02  Sudan             Urgent Appeal

To save the life of 15 people sentenced to death in Sudan.  (EN)

 

03/07/02  Italy     

H.E. Armando Larios Jiménez, Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia) signed the appeal for a world moratorium of the death penalty.

 

25/05/02  Vaticano     

H.E. Archbishop Francesco Monterisi, Secretary of the Congregation for the Bishops signed the appeal  for the Wordl moratorium of the death penalty.

 

22/05/02  Texas/USA     

The execution of Napoleon Beazley will be carried out next May 28th. Napoleon was sentenced to death for a crime he did not committed when he was juvenile, 17 years old. We call for everybody to subscribe our urgent appeal so that his life is spared. (EN)

 

20/05/02  Missouri/USA     Urgent Appeal

William R. Jones, has been for 7 years on death row. He asked for our help. You can send the petition and use the form on the web-site (in English, French, German).

 

18/05/02  Japan                     Urgent Appeal

Seijiro Yamano - aged 64. (EN) 

 

12/05/02  Pakistan              Urgent Appeal

Zafran Bibi (Pakistan) -  aged 26 -  was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.  (EN)

 

10/05/02  Italy  

Altogether to abolish capital punishment everywhere. On May 13th numerous Leaders of abolitionist associations meet in Rome, on the invitation of the Sant’Egidio Community, to found the World Coalition against the death penalty. (IT)

 

08/05/02  Indiana/USA  

H.E. Mgr. Joseph Dale MELCZEK, the Catholic Bishop of GARY, Indiana (USA) signed the appeal supporting the International Campaign of Sant’Egidio Community  for a World moratorium of the death penalty.

 

06/05/02 Italy  

Bill Pelke, president and cofounder of “Journey of Hope”, one of the most important associations against death penalty in the US, will be in Northern Italy on May 6th-10th with the Community of Sant’Egidio, for a series of public conferences (Verona, Bologna, Piacenza, Parma, Novara, Torino). (IT)

 

29/04/02  Texas/USA      Urgent Appeal
Henry Earl Dunn - (Texas) – 27 years old - is scheduled for execution on  may 14, 2002  (EN)

 

26/04/02  Texas/USA    Urgent Appeal
Johnny Joe Martinez - 29 years old (EN)

 

25/04/02  Nigeria
The Community of Sant'Egidio invites again to sign the appeal to save Amina (now available in French too).It can be sent to several Nigerian Embassies in the world. (IT-EN-FR)

 

11/04/02   Switzeland
Genève - Briefing with Mario Marazziti Community of Sant'Egidio - A Universal Moratorium on Death Penalty.  (FR - EN)

 

11/04/02   Comunità di Sant'Egidio
4 million signatures collected by the Community of Sant'Egidio to stop the death penalty in the world.

 

02/04/02   Nigeria                                                               Urgent Appeal
Urgent Appeal presented by the Community of Sant'Egidio to save the life of Amina Lawal  Kurami, sentenced to death by stoning.

 

25/03/02   Nigeria
Safiya is alive. - Press release of the Community of Sant'Egidio

 

22/03/02   Italy/Nigeria
Italy Daily reports an interview with Mario Marazziti, of the Sant’Egidio Community, about the case of Safiya.

 

17/03/02   Italy/Nigeria
New appeal of the Community of Sant'Egidio for Safiya.

 

09/03/02    Italy/Nigeria
Appeal of the Community of Sant'Egidio for Safiya. 

09/02/02   Sudan/Italia

Abok Alfa Akok. Governement of Sudan to the Community of Sant'Egidio: “Death penalty has been reversed by the Upper Court"

09/02/02   Florida/USA

“This is a judicially imposed moratorium on the death penalty in Florida," said death penalty opponent Michael Radelet, a sociology professor and leading authority on capital punishment in Florida

07/02/02   Italia/Nigeria

192 inmates in the prison of Rome sign the appeal of the Community of Sant’Egidio to save Safiya

02/02/02   Texas/USA     Urgent Appeal

On Feb. 21st the execution of Thomas Miller El is scheduled. By Feb. 15th the Supreme Court will take a decision.We invite all to send an urgent appeal to save Thomas, to Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles

16/01/02 Texas/USA

Community of Sant'Egidio - New hearing for Johnny Paul Penry  Continua

24/12/01 Catalogna

Mario Marazziti of  the Community of Sant’Egidio presented in Barcelona the new book ““No matarás”, a book which explains why it is necessary to abolish death penalty Continua

05/12/01 Texas/USA

Urgent appeals - Thomas Joe Miller-El (Texas) is scheduled for execution on  febbraio 21, 2002 Continua
19/11/01 Italy

From Rome to Venice: in the year 2002 a monument will be lit up for life, against death penalty. Mario Marazziti speaks out Continua

19/11/01 Italy

Venice for life. The Council and the Community of Sant’Egidio present the initiative against the death penalty  Continua

19/11/01 Italy

Not in our name! In Trieste George and William, special testimonials against death penalty, meet students and people    Continua

19/11/01 Italy

George White, the founder of the Association of Murder Victims Families met University students in Milan  Continua

08/11/01 Texas/USA

Urgent appeals - Emerson Rudd is scheduled for execution on November 15, 2001 - 08/11/01 Continua
03/11/01 Nigeria

Urgent appeals - Safiya Hussaini Tungar - Tudu (Nigeria)  - 03/11/01 Continua
31/10/01 Kenya

Community of Sant’Egidio appeals to Kenya Government for a man convicted (of theft) to death - 31/10/01 Continua
25/10/01 Belgium

Senate backs a proposal of moratorium, according to the spirit of the campaign promoted by the Community of Sant’Egidio -  18/10/01 Continua
18/10/01 United Nations

Kofi Annan Wins Nobel Peace Prize, for his commitment for human rights. In Dec. he received signatures for a moratorium of death penalty - 13/10/01 Continua

04/09/01 Spain

International Meeting Men and Religions - Barcelona 2nd-4th september 2001 - On the frontiers of dialogue: religions and civilizations in the new century  - Round tables - Third Millennium without Death Penalty. Continua

04/08/01 USA

The Death Penalty Moratorium: cause and effect: the intervention of Mario Marazziti (Sant'Egidio Community) at ABA Annual meeting in Chicago. Continua

27/07/01 Texas/USA

The execution of Napoleon Beazley (juvenile) is scheduled on Aug. 15th.

The Community of Sant’Egidio launches an appeal which can be supported.Continua

17/07/01 Perù

Committee of experts asks for Constitutional reform and abolition of death penalrtye.Continua

07/07/01 European Parliament 


European Parliament backs appeal for a world moratorium of executions, launched in Strasbourg at the 1st Congress against death penalty (where many abolitionists and the Community of Sant’Egidio too  participated). Continua

20/06/01 Italy

Joaquin Jose Martinez, who after spendine 3 years on death row in Florida, was freed,  because he was found not guilty.Continua

20/06/01 Italy

 

 

Sant’Egidio: Colosseum Lights Are Gold for abolition in  Chile, For 

Joaquin Jose Martinez, who after spendine 3 years on death row in Florida, was freed,  because he was found not guilty; for the decision of US Supreme Court which has overturned the death sentence of Johnny Paul Penry.Continua

20/06/01 Italy

Menda, spendine 34 years on death row in Japan and then released, in Italy, on the invitation of Sant’Egidio.Continua

14/06/01 USA

Community ofi Sant'Egidio: signs of hope from death row. 10 friends of ourssaved from death sentence

Continua

08/06/01 Florida/USA

 

 

"Joaquim Josè Martinez, out of the death row because found innocent.

Is travelling in these days through the main Spanish cities to meet and greet all those who supported him in his struggle to be freed.

After visiting Madrid, on Thursday, June 12th 2001 he will be in Catalonia to meet the Community of Sant'Egidio of Barcelona."

05/06/01 Texas/USA

 

 

HIGH COURT OVERTURNS DEATH SENTENCE OF JOHNNY PENRY.

Press review inside   Continua

18/05/01 Italy

Sunday, May 27th at Città della Pieve the Rally "Fitness for life", another initiative to back the campaign of Sant'Egidio, against the death penalty.  Continua

14/03/01 Italy

On March 22nd in Rome there will be the presentation of a book about the case of Rocco Barnabei.Continua

14/02/01 Belgium

The Communioty of Sant’Egidio has  organized a conference on death penalty, in collaboration with Amnesty International in Lieges

05/01/01 Italy

 

Let us stop the death penalty all over the world! Marazziti (Sant'Egidio): in 2001 the moratorium of the executions.Continua

04/01/01  Louisiana/USA

 

Second Exonerated Inmate Released from Louisiana's Death Row.Continua

The commitment of the Community of Sant'Egidio - 2000