International: Additional Resources


United Nations
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Palais des Nations 
CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

PO Box 46101
London, EC4V 6YT
0870 414 1000

Aims to assist in the provision of legal representation for those awaiting capital trial and punishment in the United States, and to raise awareness of potential abuses of their rights through its program of Assisting Lawyers for Justice on Death Row.

Amnesty International - General
International Secretariat
1 Easton Street
Phone: +44.20.74135500

Amnesty International USA - Death penalty
National Office
322 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212.807.8400
Mid Atlantic Office (U.S. Death Penalty Program)
600 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
5th Floor
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202.544.0200

Centre for Capital Punishment Studies
School of Law
University of Westminster
4 Little Titchfield Street
London, W1W 7UW
Phone: + 44. 0207.911.5000 [ext.2501]

Death Penalty Project
8/9 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 3JB, UK
Phone: (+44)203 206 2748

Death Watch International
Suite 642 State House
176 Station Rd
Harrow HA1 2RH United Kingdom

Ensemble Contre La Peine de Mort
5, rue Primatice
75013 Paris
Tel. :

Works towards worldwide abolition of the death penalty, has held numerous international conferences on abolition, and publishes an electronic newsletter (currently only in French) on recent events.

European Association for Human Rights
Campaigns for the promotion, advancement and protection of human rights and the promotion, monitoring and support of people in emergencies, including those on death row, at national and international level. (in English and German)

Harm Reduction International
HRI is a non-governmental organization with Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It works to reduce the negative health, social and legal impacts of drug use and drug policy and prepares an annual report on the use of the death penalty worldwide for drug offences. 

The Death Penalty for Drug Offences: Global Overview 2018

International Commission against the Death Penalty
Rue Rothschild 20
1201 Geneva, Switzerland.
Phone: +41 908 44 21

ICDP press statement on Connecticut's vote to repeal the death penalty. (April 12, 2012)

Inter Press Service
News Agency (IPS) - news of death penalty developments from around the world.

PO Box 31941
London W2 6XY

Reprieve provides effective legal representation and humanitarian assistance to impoverished people facing the death penalty at the hands of the state in the US and the Caribbean.

DPIC Executive Director, Robert Dunham, presents on the state of the death penalty in the United States at the 2017 annual conference of the World Coalition.

World Coalition Against the Death Penalty
3, rue Paul Vaillant Couturier
92320 Châtillon


International Death Penalty Database
A project of Northwestern University Law School and the World Coalition Against the Death Penatly, this site contains information on capital punishment in countries around the world.

DPIC's List of Those Exonerated from Death Row translated into German

European Union Archive of Death Penalty Actions Undertaken in the United States

European Union Statement on the 400th execution in Texas
From the Council of the European Union (21 August 2007)

Death Penalty Project Report on the Death Penalty in Japan

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