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Statement by DROI Chair on the European and World Day Against the Death Penalty

10-10-2019

On the occasion of the European and World Day Against the Death Penalty, Maria Arena, Chair of the European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI), issued this statement.

"On the European and World Day Against the Death Penalty, I would like to reiterate the EU's unified and unwavering stance against capital punishment in all cases and under all circumstances. The Parliament and its Subcommittee on Human Rights has repeatedly called for moving towards a worldwide moratorium on executions..."