2 July 2017FIFA: a new anti-death penalty actor?
In September 2016, ECPM initiated dialogue with FIFA in reaction to the execution of a prisoner inside a football stadium in Iran. Little by little, contact has been established with what appears to be an atypical anti-death penalty actor but which is increasingly integrating promotion of human...
30 June 2017Torture Football Club: the difficulty of reconciling football and human rights
As the world’s most popular sport, football has long been much more than a simple leisure pursuit. Through its ability to bring together immense crowds, it has been used on many occasions to convey all sorts of political messages, from fascist propaganda to democratic protest. What is the...
23 May 2017“Draw me the abolition” award winner Murrad Gillani: “The death penalty is an act of violence”
Murrad Gillani is 19. He currently studies at the Lahore College of Arts and Sciences in Pakistan. He participated to the contest « Draw me the abolition » and won the 2nd award for his drawing.
Were you already committed in the struggle against the death penalty before the drawing contest...