death penalty

‘Even criminals have the right to life’: Pope Francis

Austen Ivereigh | 22 Jun 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: capital punishment, death penalty, Pope Francis

The punishment of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Carolyn Moynihan | 20 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Boston Marathon bombings, death penalty
Reasons not to execute the Boston Marathon bomber.

Death penalty derails Indonesia’s legal reform efforts

Asmin Fransiska | 29 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: death penalty, Indonesia, war on drugs
It has become one of the biggest obstacles in applying international human rights principles.

Indonesia’s drug executions make no sense

Tobias Basuki | 29 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: death penalty, Indonesia, war on drugs
Killing eight people is not 'shock therapy' but an inversion of justice.

Botched executions and euthanasia

Nicolas Steenhout | 04 May 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: capital punishment, death penalty, euthanasia

Does conscience have a role in executions?

Sean Murphy | 03 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, conscientious objection, death penalty
Is "unregulated conscientious objection" a sword wielded by the pious against the vulnerable?

Why the UN should oppose the death penalty for everyone

Vincenzina Santoro | 17 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, death penalty, right to life, United Nations
United Nations bureaucrats are passionate about “the right to life” – but only for criminals. How about people who are completely innocent?

Are we living in the Stone Age again?

Katie Hinderer | 22 September 2011 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: capital punishment, death, death penalty, United States

Why can’t the UN be consistent?

Vincenzina Santoro | 04 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, death penalty, United Nations
If the world is moving towards abolition of the death penalty, why not abolition of abortion?

Dispatch from death row

Dean Carter | 07 July 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: death penalty, prisons
A first-hand account of what it's like to wait for the California gas chamber for 25 years.

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