Today, October 10th Marks the World Against Death Penalty Day. Despite the progress that has been made world wide in abolishing the death penalty, capital punishment still exist in some countries such as Iran , Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Often the death penalty is given to non violent offences and to those who are minors.
The use of the death penalty is incompatible with human rights. It undermines human dignity and is inhumane. We call on the Saudi authorities to overturn the death sentences given to Ali, Dawoud and Abdullah and all other political prisoners and to release them immediately CHRIO Mission Manitoba also calls on all other countries that have not already to abolish the death penalty. #WorldDayAgainstDeathPenalty