Jordan Roux questions the death penalty through the last words of 21 Texan inmates executed by lethal injection.
Australia needs to adopt an active, bipartisan approach that will contribute to the global abolition of capital punishment.
Australia’s ability to credibly influence the status of human rights in its region is undermined by its asylum seeker policy.
Australia must take the lead in opposing capital punishment in Asia. But how? What kind of role should we play? Former Reprieve intern Fia Hamid-Walker helps us to answer these questions.
After a week of tragedy and heartbreak, Senthorun Raj wonders how our emotions shape how we understand and respond to injustice.
Elaine Pearson, the Australia Director of Human Rights Watch, speaks to Right Now about the death penalty in the Asia-Pacific, and whether Australia’s strategy of quiet diplomacy is truly effective.
Executions are spectacles to satisfy our thirst for vengeance. We would be fooling ourselves to think otherwise, writes Senthorun Raj.
Maya Borom reviews Just Punishment, a powerful documentary based around the trial of Van Nguyen that exposes the injustice of the death penalty.
This week we explore the history of the death penalty in Australia and effecting Australians. This is the first in a series of programmes focussing on the impending death sentence of two young Australians, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, members of the so-called ‘Bali Nine’. It features a recent speech by seasoned anti-death penalty campaigner, […]