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ITALY. NO MORATORIUM RESOLUTION THIS YEAR, FOREIGN MINISTER

October 26, 2006: there should be “European consensus” for a UN resolution for a universal moratorium on executions, said Italy’s Foreign Minister Massimo D’Alema. D’Alema was explaining his government’s actions in light of the motion passed by the Chamber of Deputies last July urging Italy to present at the ongoing UN General Assembly a resolution for a universal moratorium on executions, with view to complete abolition of the death penalty.
“A unanimous consensus has emerged within Europe to firstly present a declaration undersigned by all EU member states, before presenting a resolution at the 62nd General Assembly, that is to say the next assembly,” in 2007, stated the deputy Prime Minister.
Last July 27, the Chamber of Deputies unanimously approved a motion appointing the government to present at the ongoing UN General Assembly, “in consultation with EU member states, a resolution for a universal moratorium on capital executions with view to complete abolishment of the death penalty; to work so as to assure the co sponsorship of EU member states to the UN resolution and the backing of states representing all continents, acting immediately on a bilateral level with states belonging to the UN General Assembly which could decide to co sponsor, vote in favour or, in some cases, at least abstain on the moratorium resolution.”
“As Parliament proposed to work in consultation with the EU, it would in my opinion be a mistake to go against the European consensus on the matter. Acting on our own would create an unpleasant situation, also in light of the fact that European treaties ask each country to plan the stance to be assumed at international fora,” D’Alema stated following an informal meeting at the Foreign Commission of the Chamber of Deputies.
“We have arrived at this point,” continued D’Alema, “the government intends to act within this consensus meaning that the resolution will be presented next year, it doesn’t mean that it will not be presented at all: the joint declaration will be a preliminary act.” (Fonti: Apcom, 26/10/2006)

SAUDI ARABIA. EXECUTED FOR MURDER
SAUDI ARABIA. NIGERIAN WOMAN EXECUTED FOR DRUGS SMUGGLING
SAUDI ARABIA. MEN BEHEADED FOR DRUG SMUGGLING
MOROCCO. RABAT ‘HAS WILL’ TO SCRAP DEATH PENALTY
CHINA. FOUR MEN EXECUTED FOR DESTROYING OIL PIPELINES IN ZHENGZHOU
ITALY. BELATED D’ALEMA CLARIFICATION SERIOUS, HANDS OFF CAIN
RUSSIA. UZBEK DEPORTED DESPITE APPEALS
USA. FLORIDA AND TEXAS EXECUTE KILLERS
CHINA. ‘TOP GANGSTER’ SENTECED TO DEATH
OHIO. CULT LEADER EXECUTED
ITALY. GOVERNMENT SHOULD CONSIDER WILL OF PARLIAMENT, CHAMBER PRESIDENT BERTINOTTI
ITALY. RESOLUTION FOR UN MORATORIUM APPROVED AT LOWER HOUSE
ITALY. HANDS OFF CAIN REPLIES TO UNDERSECRETARY VERNETTI
IRAQ. PM HOPES FOR SADDAM DEATH SENTENCE SOON
KYRGYZSTAN. THREE MILITANTS SENTENCED TO DEATH
UNITED STATES. FLORIDA AND MISSISSIPPI EXECUTE ON SAME DAY
MALAYSIA. DEATH SENTENCE UPHELD FOR TRAFFICKING 1KG OF CANNABIS
MISSOURI. JUDGE AGAIN RULES DEATH-PENALTY PROCEDURE IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL
IRAQ. CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT CONVICTS 65 INSURGENTS
IRAN. WOMAN'S DEATH PENALTY SUSPENDED IN HIGH PROFILE CASE
SOMALIA. ISLAMISTS CARRY OUT 2ND PUBLIC EXECUTION
RWANDA. RULING PARTY TO VOTE ON ABOLISHING DEATH PENALTY
VIETNAM. DEATH ROW PRISONER FOUND PREGNANT, TO FACE LIFE SENTENCE INSTEAD
UAE. CALL TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY
INDIA. SUPREME COURT CLIPS PRESIDENT’S POWERS OF PARDON
ITALY. DEATH PENALTY ABOLISHED FROM THE CONSTITUTION IN FIRST READING
ITALY. RESOLUTION FOR UN MORATORIUM DEPOSITED AT CHAMBER
BRUSSELS. EUROPEAN PARLIAMENTARIANS BACK UN MORATORIUM
EGYPT. RIGHTS GROUP CALLS FOR END TO DEATH PENALTY
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