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Austin American Statesman


June 12, 1998

We cannot comprehend a great power murdering murderers, therefore killing twice
for every serious crime committed.
The UN Commission on Human Right and Europe ask the USA to stop executions
The European Parliament calls on the institutions legislatures and Governors of States where the death penalty is in force to impose a moratorium on executions;
Calls on the US Federal Government to withdraw the reservation to the provision prohibiting the execution of minors, a qualification added by the United States to the Act ratifying the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
(Resolution on Karla Faye Tucker approved in Strasbourg, 15 January 1998)

The UN Commission on Human Rights urges all States that still maintain the death penalty not to impose the death penalty for any but the most serious crimes, not to impose it for crimes committed by persons below eighteen years of age, to exclude pregnant women from capital punishment and to ensure the right to week pardon or commutation of sentence.
(Resolution on the death penalty approved in Geneva, 3 April 1998)
HANDS OFF CAIN will take part in the March & Rally on the Texas State Capitol on June 13th, 1998
HANDS OF CAIN:  CITIZENS’ AND PARLIAMENTARIANS’ LEAGUE FOR THE ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY WORLDWIDE BY 2000
ROME/EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT/NEW YORK

Journey of Hope…from Violence to Healing
 March & Rally
Texas State Capital           June 13