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Oct 11, 2021

As France Prepares to Assume Presidency of European Union, Emmanuel Macron Announces Initiative for Worldwide Abolition of Death Penalty

At a cer­e­mo­ny com­mem­o­rat­ing the 40th anniver­sary of Frances abo­li­tion of the death penal­ty, French President Emmanuel Macron (pic­tured) announced an ini­tia­tive to advance world­wide abo­li­tion of cap­i­tal pun­ish­ment. The announce­ment also coin­cid­ed with World Day Against the Death Penalty, which is observed annu­al­ly on October 10.