Posts Tagged: death penalty

Presbyterian Church (USA) submits comment to UN Human Rights Committee

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) submitted a statement to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the general discussion on the preparation for general comment on Article 6 of International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The Human Rights Committee is holding a Half Day of General Discussion on the right to life in article 6 of… Read more »

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 »

Simple Dinner, Amazing Ministry

The Big Tent Friday, June 12 Dinner Friday evening, peacemakers gathered for a simple meal at Atlanta’s North Avenue Presbyterian Church, sponsored by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and hosted by the Peacemaking Committee of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta. The…

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