The 2nd Regional Congress on the death penalty will take place at Renaissance Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. (Metro stations : KL Monorail Bukit Nanas Station or Kelana Jaya Line - Dang Wangi) on June 11th and 12th, 2015.
Two plenary sessions, two roundtables, four workshops and one testimonies session will take place over two days of debates. More information on the debates programme here.
WE, the over 300 participants in the First Asian Congress on the Death Penalty, taking place in
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), on June 11th and 12th, 2015, co-organized by the Association
Together Against the Death Penalty (ECPM) and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network
(ADPAN), in partnership with the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) and
the Bar Council Malaysia.
To this day, 98 countries have abolished the death penalty in all circumstances. Seven others only abolished it for common crimes, whereas 35 countries have implemented a moratorium on executions for at least 10 years...