CARIBBEAN REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY CONCLUSIONS & RECOMMENDATIONS

CARIBBEAN REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY CONCLUSIONS & RECOMMENDATIONS  Arthur Chung Conference Centre, Georgetown, Guyana 23/24 November 2015  The European Union organized a Caribbean Regional Conference on the Abolition of the Death Penalty in partnership with the International Commission against the Death Penalty. The conference was funded by the European Instrument forContinue reading “CARIBBEAN REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY CONCLUSIONS & RECOMMENDATIONS”

EU Conference in Guyana for The Abolition of The Death Penalty

The Death Penalty As A Deterrent: Does It Work? Leela Ramdeen, Chair, Greater Caribbean for Life (TT) ) Good afternoon, my friends. We all know the saying by the 19th Century writer: Victor Hugo, author of Les Miserables (1802-1885).  He said: “What says the law? You will not kill. How does it say it? By killing!”  And, asContinue reading “EU Conference in Guyana for The Abolition of The Death Penalty”

13th World Day against the Death Penalty

The Greater Caribbean for Life (GCL) joins the global movement for the abolition of capital punishment on 10th October 2015 to commemorate the 13th World Day against the Death Penalty. This year’s theme is Drug Crimes.  The aim is to raise awareness of the need to reduce the use of the death penalty for drug-related offences. Please click hereContinue reading “13th World Day against the Death Penalty”