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August 18 2008

Sargodha, Pakistan: Community of Sant’Egidio gains pardon for man condemned to death, sentence annulled

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In Pakistan on 8 August, a Christian man condemned to death was granted an annulment of his sentence, thanks to the action of the Community of Sant’Egidio of Sargodha which, in collaboration of the parish priest of the city, convinced the family of the victim to pardon him. This, according to the law in force in Pakistan, is sufficient to provide occasion for an annulment of the death penalty in the High Court of Justice.

The man, 35, with a wife and two children, was accused of homicide.  This was his second condemnation in the past two years. Now, thanks to the Community’s reconciliatory action, his life has been saved.

September 30 2016

Thirst for Peace: the public role of young people for peace, dialogue and development

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July 5 2016

Death penalty: an important step towards abolition in Guinea-Conakry

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February 22 2016

A world without the death penalty, a struggle for humanity: The 9th Congress of the Ministers of Justice

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February 22 2016

The TEXTS of the speakers of the Congress of the Ministers of Justice for a world without the death penalty

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February 22 2016

IN STREAMING the International Congress of the Ministers of Justice for a world without the death penalty

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February 21 2016

Sant'Egidio rejoices as Pope Francis appeals for a moratorium of death penalty during Jubilee of Mercy

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October 17 2016
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Pena di morte: in Giappone qualcosa di muove

October 16 2016

Giappone. Sant'Egidio: aboliamo la pena di morte

October 14 2016

Sant'Egidio Camerun, a Douala aperta la Porta Santa mobile dei detenuti

October 10 2016
Vatican Insider

Pena di morte, Sant’Egidio: uno strumento disumano

July 6 2016

Pena di morte. Conakry verso il bando «Grazie a Sant'Egidio per il sostegno»

June 24 2016
Zenit - Ed. Tedesca

Sant'Egidio unterstützt Abschaffung der Todesstrafe in Indonesien und auf den Philippinen

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September 24 2015

Pope Francis calls on Congress to end the death penalty. "Every life is sacred", he said

March 12 2015
Associated Press

Death penalty: a look at how some US states handle execution drug shortage

March 5 2015
Associated Press

Nitrogen gas executions approved by Oklahoma House

February 28 2015

Australian PM strikes conciliatory note over Indonesia executions

February 28 2015

US Supreme Court won't lift stay in Florida execution

February 25 2015

Saudi court gives death penalty to man who renounced his Muslim faith

February 21 2015

New Oregon governor will continue death penalty moratorium

February 15 2015

Archbishop Chaput applauds Penn. governor for halt to death penalty

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Vice President Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe's steps toward the abolition of the death penalty

Mario Marazziti: rifiutare la logica della pena di morte per non cedere alla trappola del terrore

Statement by Minister J. Kamara on the death penalty in Sierra Leone

Rajapakshe, Minister of Justice: Sri Lanka to protect the right to life, against the death penalty

Tanni Taher: the commitment of Sant'Egidio against the death penalty in Indonesia

Jean-Louis Ville: Europe is against the death penalty.

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