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
ANALYSIS OF THE 2015 REPORT DATA AND OBJECTIVES OF HANDS OFF CAIN
Reportage by Sergio D'Elia
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

Il Palazzo di Vetro dell'Onu a New York
United Nations Headquarters, New York City
NEW RESOLUTION APPROVED BY THE UN. THE PRO MORATORIUM FRONT GROWS

December 21, 2010: The United Nations General Assembly approved a new resolution in favour of a universal moratorium on the death penalty. It is the third time after the historic resolution approved in December 2007 and then again in December 2008.
108 countries voted in favour, with 41 against and 36 abstentions (another 7 countries were absent at the time of the vote). It recorded a decisive step forward compared to 2007 when in a plenary assembly the votes in favour were 104, with 54 against and 29 abstentions (with 5 absent at the time of the vote). Another step forward was taken also in respect to the second vote on the pro moratorium Resolution in December 2008 when there were 105 in favour, 47 against and 34 abstentions (6 were absent at the time of the vote).
The most significant political data regarding the favourable is that of 6 countries that in 2008 voted against (Kiribati, the Maldives and Mongolia) or abstained (Bhutan, Guatemala and Togo) or the abstentions of 4 countries (Comoros, Nigeria, the Solomon Islands and Thailand) that in 2008 voted against. The number of cosponsors of the Resolution also increased, 90 in total, three doing so for the first time: Cambodia, Russia and Madagascar.
The only new part of the text of the Resolution concerns the request – in part contained in the 2007 text – directing the member states to ‘make information available relevant to the use of the death penalty to allow an informed and transparent national debate.'
“The new vote at the UN in favour of the moratorium records the positive evolution happening for more than ten around the world towards the end of the State-Cain and the ending of the fake and archaic principle of an eye for an eye,” Hands Off Cain secretary Sergio D’Elia said. (Sources: HOC, 22/12/2010)

SAUDI ARABIA: PRINCE SAVES DEFENDANT ON DEATH ROW FROM EXECUTION
IRAN: WOMAN HANGED IN MAHABAD PRISON FOR MURDER
TANZANIA: HIGH COURT RULES TO UPHOLD THE DEATH PENALTY
MOROCCO: COURT ORDERS DEATH PENALTY FOR JIHADISTS WHO BEHEADED TOURISTS
WORLD COURT ORDERS PAKISTAN TO REVIEW DEATH SENTENCE OF ALLEGED INDIAN SPY KULBHUSHAN JADHAV
CHINA: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE
IRAN: 90TH WOMAN EXECUTED DURING ROUHANI’S TERM
SOUTH CAROLINA (USA): DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS MOVES DEATH ROW FROM KIRKLAND TO BROAD RIVER CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
CHINA: MAN WHO KILLED 3 IN REVENGE ATTACK EXECUTED
INDIA: MAN GETS DEATH SENTENCE FOR RAPING, KILLING 9-YR-OLD GIRL
IRAN: FOUR HANGED AT URMIA PRISON FOR MURDER
UK: ASSANGE WILL NOT BE EXTRADITED TO ANY COUNTRY WITH DEATH PENALTY
IRAN: MAN HANGED AT MAHABAD PRISON
THAILAND: DEATH SENTENCE FOR SEVENTH MAN IN WORAYUTH FAMILY SLAUGHTER
SRI LANKA: GOVT. FAST-TRACKS MOVES TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY
IRAN TO SELL ORGANS OF DEATH ROW INMATES
IRAN: MAN HANGED AT ZANJAN PRISON FOR MURDER
THAILAND: MURDERER IS SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING A GERMAN BACKPACKER
TAIWAN: SUPREME COURT CONFIRMS DEATH SENTENCE FOR ARSONIST WHO KILLED 6
JAPAN: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING 5 NEIGHBORS IN YAMAGUCHI LOSES FINAL APPEAL
GAZA: DEATH SENTENCE ISSUED FOR MURDER
SPRING 2019 ‘DEATH ROW USA’ DOCUMENTS FURTHER SHRINKING OF U.S. DEATH-ROW POPULATION
KENYA: SEVEN MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH OVER MURDER OF TWO FISHERMEN
CHINA: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING 6 AFTER DRIVING INTO CROWD
SOMALIA: PUNTLAND COURT SENTENCES FOUR TO DEATH FOR KILLING
SOMALIA: AL-SHABAB EXECUTES MAN BY FIRING SQUAD FOR MARRYING DAUGHTERS OF HIS WIFE
SOMALIA: FIVE MEN EXECUTED BY AL-SHABAB FOR SPYING
SOMALIA EXECUTES MILITANTS BY FIRING SQUAD FOR MOGADISHU HOTEL ATTACK
SWEDEN: SUPREME COURT REJECTS CHINA'S EXTRADITION REQUEST OF FORMER OFFICIAL ACCUSED OF EMBEZZLEMENT
SOMALIA: AL-SHABAB PUTS TO DEATH FOUR PEOPLE

1 2 [Succ >>]
2019
january
february
march
april
may
june
july
  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