11th World Day against the Death Penalty: Stop Crime, Not Lives

October 2013

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On 10 October 2013, the 11th World Day Against the Death Penalty is dedicated to the Greater Caribbean where few executions take place, but where a core of countries remain strongly opposed to abolition.

For World Day, the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty is asking:

Take action to stop crime, not lives:

  1. Organize a public debate and a movie screening with exonerees, murder victim’s families, experts, to raise awareness on the reality of the death penalty
  2. Organize an art exhibition (photo, drawings, posters) or a theatre performance from Dead Man Walking to Victor Hugo
  3. Organize a demonstration, a sit-in, a ‘die-in,’ a flash mob
  4. Join the events prepared for the abolition of the death penalty worldwide
  5. Sign the petitions and encourage others to sign
  6. Write to a prisoner on death row
  7. Donate to the World Coalition against the Death Penalty or another group working to end the death penalty.
  8. Join an abolitionist organization
  9. Mobilize the media to raise awareness on the issue of the death penalty
  10. Participate in “Cities Against the Death Penalty/Cities for Life” on November 30, 2013

Call for initiatives

On 10 October 2013, take action against the death penalty!
- Join hundreds of initiatives organised worldwide

Wherever you are
- In Africa, America, Asia, Oceania or Europe

hoever you are
- NGOS, teachers, lawyers, local representatives, parliamentarians, artists, reporters, religious leaders, citizens

Whatever your plans are
- Debates, concerts, press conferences, demonstrations, petitions, educational and cultural activities...

Get in touch with the World Coalition to tell us about events scheduled on October 10.

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