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World Day Against the Death Penalty

The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty is an alliance of non-governmental organizations, bar associations, local bodies and unions whose aim is to strengthen the international dimension of the fight against the death penalty.

The World Coalition lobbies international organizations and States, organizes international events and facilitates the creation and development of national and regional coalitions against the death penalty.

It was created in Rome on May 13, 2002 and has established October 10, as the date of the annual World Day Against the Death Penalty.

Photo Abraham Menashe