Support for the death penalty may be on the wane worldwide but as the Arab Spring rewrites constitutions, the abolition of capital punishment is by no means a given. In France, the death penalty is long gone. However, for many, the punishment still does not fit the crime, with some of the EU’s longest prison sentences.
- Eric BERNARD. Spokesperson, "Together against the Death Penalty";
- Celine BARDET. Jurist, International Criminal Law. Author, "Zone Sensible";
- Avi BITTON. Human Rights Attorney, Avi Bitton Law Firm;
- Richard C. DIETER. Executive Director, Death Penalty Information Center (from Washington).
Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.