Delegation of the European Union 
to the United States

Infographic: Why and How the EU Opposes the Death Penalty

07/10/2020 - 23:39
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Working for the global abolition of the death penalty remains at the very heart of European Union (EU) human rights priorities.

The EU continues to voice strong opposition to the death penalty as a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment that fails to deter crime more effectively than imprisonment.

Ahead of the 2020 World and European Day against the Death Penalty, on October 10, the Delegation of the EU to the United States releases an infographic explaining why it advocates for the abolition of capital punishment in the United States and worldwide, and how.

Learn more on October 14 at our virtual event with the Embassy of Germany, the Death Penalty Information Center, and Witness to Innocence.

You can access the infographic in a higher resolution PDF iconhere

Related animated videos can be found here

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