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RENZI AT THE UNITED NATIONS: DO NOT ADD BARBARITY TO BARBARITY

September 25, 2014: Mr Matteo Renzi, Head of the Italian Government, speaking before the General Assembly, recalled the presentation of a new resolution for a moratorium on executions and said: "I ​​hope the group of countries supporting the Resolution continue to increase”. He said he is proud of his experience of Mayor of Florence, the first institution in the word to abolish the death penalty in 1786. We do not add barbarity to barbarity. "
Mr. Renzi then attended the high-level event, “Moving Away from the Death Penalty: National Leadership” together with Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, the new High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Jordanian Prince Zeid al Hussein, the President of Mongolia Elbegdorj Tsakhiagiin, the President of Tunisia Moncef Marzouki and the Foreign Minister of Benin Bako Arifari. All these countries recently gave up executions and the Mongolian President Elbegdorj Tsakhiagiin  said that "the leadership has made a difference." Matteo Renzi said to be deeply convinced that the universal abolition of the capital punishment would be a crucial achievement in the promotion of human dignity and rights around the world. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson called on Sates to show principled leadership on the matter of the death penalty. Ha also said: "Depriving a person of his or her life is incompatible with life in the 21st century. Let us do away with the death penalty. In doing so we reaffirm faith in human life." In his remarks to the event, High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said, "The death penalty is too severe a sanction in the hands of humans." "Surely, we cannot reach far into the 21st century, claim to be an ever more sophisticated humanity, and still be practicing it. Its application must now be suspended by all States." (Sources: onuitalia.com, noodls.com, 25/09/2014)

MALAYSIA: 'CURRY MURDER' CASE ENDS IN DEATH SENTENCE FOR COUSINS
OKLAHOMA (USA): DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS RELEASES NEW EXECUTION PROTOCOL
THAILAND: MAN GETS DEATH PENALTY FOR TRAIN RAPE, MURDER
IRAN: REYHANEH JABBARI EXECUTION POSTPONED AFTER CAMPAIGN
SOMALIA: AL-SHABAAB EXECUTES FOUR TEENAGERS FOR ‘SPYING’
TENNESSEE (USA): STATE HAS TO TURN OVER IDENTITIES OF EXECUTIONERS
INDIA: HC CONFIRMS DEATH SENTENCE GIVEN TO 25-YR-OLD GIRL, TWO OTHERS
EGYPT: COURT CONFIRMED DEATH SENTENCE TO 20
CHINA: TWO SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MOSQUE ATTACK
SOMALIA: MILITARY COURT SENTENCES THREE SOLDIERS TO DEATH PENALTY FOR ARMED ROBBERY
SOMALIA: AL-SHABAAB MILITANTS STONE WOMAN TO DEATH FOR ADULTERY
INDIA: DEATH WITHOUT THE RIGHT TO APPEAL
TUNISIA: RIGHTS GROUP CALLS FOR ABOLISHING DEATH PENALTY
PAKISTAN: POLICEMAN KILLS CHRISTIAN ACCUSED OF BLASPHEMY
IRAN: FIVE EXECUTED, INCLUDING 18-YEAR-OLD BOY
IRAN: THREE MORE EXECUTIONS CONFIRMED AT RAJAEE SHAHR PRISON
IRAN: MAN EXECUTED FOR ‘CORRUPTION ON EARTH’ AND HERESY
VIETNAM: TWO PERSONS GET DEATH SENTENCE FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
SOUTH AFRICA: HIGH COURT RULES BOTSWANA DEPORTATION ILLEGAL
SINGAPORE: DEATH PENALTY FOR MALAYSIAN DRUG TRAFFICKER
IRAQ: IS MILITANTS KILL LEADING IRAQI FEMALE HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER
UAE: FAMILY OF DEAD MAID REFUSES TO ACCEPT BLOOD MONEY
IRAN: 18 PEOPLE HANGED, INCLUDING FIVE IN PUBLIC
VIETNAM: MAN WHO KILLED TWO KIDS OVER SWAN GETS DEATH
SAUDI ARABIA: DEATH SENTENCES FOR 4 SAUDIS IN 'BLOODIEST TERROR' CELL
EGYPT: DEATH SENTENCE UPHELD FOR FIVE ISLAMISTS
USA: ‘DEATH ROW, USA’ SPRING 2014 NOW AVAILABLE
PAKISTAN: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER
USA: FEDERAL JUDGE CALLS OKLAHOMA EXECUTION PLAN UNREALISTIC
IRAN: FOUR EXECUTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

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