Year
How to use the database
HANDS OFF CAIN’S 2015 REPORT
The worldwide situation (as of 30 June 2016)
EXECUTIONS IN 2014
EXECUTIONS IN 2015 (as of 30 June)
The most important facts of 2015 (and the first six months of 2016)
ADDRESS of Pope Francis
THE SMILING FACE OF THE MULLAHS
Reportage by Sergio D'Elia
ANALYSIS OF THE 2015 REPORT DATA AND OBJECTIVES OF HANDS OFF CAIN
Reportage by Marco Perduca
"THE ABOLITIONIST OF THE YEAR 2015” AWARD
Protocol of understanding between NTC and CNF
Dossier on death penalty and homosexuality
Final declaration of the Cairo workshop
Goals
Achievements
GENERAL MOTION OF THE FIFTH CONGRESS OF HOC
RESOLUTION OF THE KIGALI CONFERENCE
U.N. RESOLUTION 2014

U.N. RESOLUTION 2012
U.N. RESOLUTION 2010

REPORT ON THE 2ND ANNUAL EU FORUM ON THE DEATH PENALTY IN ZAMBIA

Videos

DECLARATION OF LIBREVILLE

Publications
Hands Off Cain Headquarters
U.N. RESOLUTION 2008

U.N. RESOLUTION 2007

Appeal To The United Nations
Board of Directors

LETHAL TRADE DOSSIER
2014 FREETOWN CONFERENCE Final Declaration
THE COTONOU DECLARATION 2014
DOSSIER IRAQ 2003

DOSSIER ON MORATORIUM
DOSSIER IRAQ 2012

DOSSIER USA 2011

NOBEL LAUREATES APPEAL
Bulletin Board
Sign up
Join appeal
Newsletter
Our Publications

NIGERIA: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH BY HANGING FOR KILLING WIFE

February 23, 2017: A Lagos High Court in Ikeja sentenced a man, Sulaiman Olalekan, to death by hanging for the murder of his wife, Mrs Chika Egbo on November 20, 2012 in a case of domestic violence.
The convict (Olalekan), on the fateful day, allegedly poured acid on his wife, having become overwhelmed by the fact that the deceased went back to prostitution against his best advice.
Trial judge, Justice Lawal Akapo, in his judgment, convicted Olalekan for the murder of his wife and sentenced him to death accordingly.
Olalekan reportedly met the deceased at Signal Hotel in Ijeshatedo area of Lagos state, where they started a relationship that resulted in marriage.
However, the deceased reportedly reneged on her commitment to the relationship by returning to prostitution, which caused Olalekan to procure acid from a battery charger in Ikotun area of the state and deceitfully invited her to visit with his mother on the said day when he poured raw acid on the deceased.
Arriving at his judgment, Justice Akapo, said he believed that the murder of Chika Egbo by Olalekan was premeditated.
This is coming as a fulfilment of Governor Ambode’s 2016 pledge to make Lagos uncomfortable for perpetrators of domestic violence, after leading an All-Male Walk against Sexual and Gender Based Violence. (Sources: channelstv.com, 23/02/2017)

COLOMBIA PROTESTS CHINA'S EXECUTION OF 72-YEAR-OLD DRUG MULE
PAKISTANI COURT FREES MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR BLASPHEMY
IRAN: TWO PRISONERS HANGED IN URMIA
USA: SUPREME COURT SNUBS CHALLENGE TO DEATH PENALTY CONSTITUTIONALITY
ARKANSAS SCHEDULES UNPRECEDENTED EIGHT EXECUTIONS IN TEN-DAY PERIOD
MALAYSIA: INDONESIAN TO HANG FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
NIGERIA: LAWYER FADIPE’S KILLER SENTENCED TO DEATH
ALGERIA: KILLER OF NATIONAL POLICE CHIEF SENTENCED TO DEATH
MALAYSIA: DEATH ROW INMATE SPARED THE NOOSE THANKS TO ROYAL PARDON
EGYPT PARLIAMENT REJECTS ABOLITION OF DEATH PENALTY
AFGHANISTAN: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH BY APPEAL COURT IN KABUL
IRAN: PRISONER HANGED IN BANDAR ABBAS
BOTSWANA: GOVERNMENT WILL NOT AMEND DEATH PENALTY LAW – MINISTER
VIETNAM: HANOI COURT SENTENCES TWO VINASHIN EXECS TO DEATH
UAE: TEENAGER GETS DEATH PENALTY FOR STABBING MAN TO DEATH IN ROW OVER FOOTBALL
US SUPREME COURT GRANTS TEXAS DEATH ROW INMATE DUANE BUCK NEW HEARING
UN: SAIF AL-ISLAM GADDAFI MUST BE HURLED BEFORE ICC
EGYPT: CASSATION COURT UPHOLDS DEATH SENTENCES FOR 10 OVER FOOTBALL RIOT
IRAN: PRISONER EXECUTED AT SHIRAZ PRISON
NIGERIA: TWO SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR ARMED ROBBERY
MALAYSIA: LORRY ATTENDANT SENT TO GALLOWS FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
GAZA: HAMAS CONDEMNS 6 ‘INFORMANTS FOR ISRAEL’ TO DEATH BY HANGING
BANGLADESH: COURT SENTENCES ONE TO DEATH OVER MANIKGANJ FARMER’S MURDER
IRAN: TWO PRISONERS EXECUTED AT DIZSEL ABAD PRISON
SINGAPORE: 2 PAKISTANI MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER
SUDAN: CHILD RAPIST SENTENCED TO DEATH
SRI LANKA: 5 SENTENCED TO DEATH OVER 1995 MURDER
IRAN: 15 PRISONERS EXECUTED
INDIA: MAN GETS DEATH SENTENCE FOR MURDER OF DALIT
ARIZONA INVITES DEATH ROW INMATES TO BRING THEIR OWN EXECUTION DRUGS

1 2 3 [Succ >>]
2020
january
february
march
april
  2019
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2018
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2017
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2016
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
 
2015
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2014
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2013
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2012
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2011
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2010
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
 
2009
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2008
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2007
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2006
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2005
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
  2004
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december
 
IRAN. HANDS OFF CAIN, REDUCTION OF DRUG EXECUTIONS BUT NUMBERS REMAIN WORRISOME
  HUMAN RIGHTS: DEMONSTRATION OF THE RADICAL PARTY BEFORE IRANIAN EMBASSY 14 FEBRUARY  
  BELARUS EXECUTES TWO CONVICTED MURDERERS  
  MALAYSIA: GOVT HALTS EXECUTION OF 1,200 DEATH ROW INMATES  
  JAPAN HANGS CULT LEADER SHOKO ASAHARA, 6 OTHERS FOR 1995 TOKYO SUBWAY SARIN ATTACK  
  SOMALIA - DEATH PENALTY AND TERRORISM  
news
-
latest actions
-
data base
-
actions
-
who we are
-
registered users
-
credits