The death penalty : condemned

Roundtable organized by the ICJ with the support of the European Union and the Council of Europe, Geneva, 12 April 1999

The present publication contains extended versions of some of the papers presented by the experts during the seminar.

  • Introduction
  • The Death Penalty: Some Key Questions
  • Opening Remarks by the Chairperson, by Jeroen Schokkenbroek
  • Beyond Capital Punishment: Respecting the Needs of Victims and Establishing Effective Alternatives to the Death Penalty, by Peter Hodgkinson
  • Capital Punishment in the United States of America, by Bryan Stevenson
  • Death as a Penalty in the Shari’a, by M. Cherif Bassiouni
  • A Site of Mass Execution – The Death Penalty in the Russian Federation, by Anatoly Pristavkin
  • The Death Penalty in Trinidad and Tobago, by Frank D. Solomon
  • Closing Remarks, by H.E. Ambassador Lewalterk

Death penalty condemned-conference report-2000-eng (full text in English, PDF)

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