Posts Tagged: capital punishment

Moving away from the death penalty: wrongful convictions

by Marissa Costello On June 28, 2013, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights held a High-Level event on the death penalty. Opened by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, “Moving Away from the Death Penalty: Wrongful Convictions” examined globally the increasing number of wrongful convictions in death penalty cases, with a particular focus on… Read more »