Doughty Street International and The Hague Institute for Global Justice are delighted to invite you to attend a discussion on 

The Death Penalty

and International Law

The event will take place on Wednesday 5 October 2016, from 18:30 – 20:00 at The Hague Institute for Global Justice (Sophialaan 10, The Hague).

The event will be followed by a drinks reception, kindly sponsored by the Slovak Embassy.

The panel will debate some topical issues in relation to the (in)consistencies between the death penalty and international (human rights) law, including  the use of the mandatory death penalty, the linkage between the International Criminal Court and the death penalty, capital punishment under international and Islamic law, and the use of specific methods of applying the death penalty as cruel and unusual punishment. 

Click here to register and for further details. For any questions regarding the event, please contact DSI’s international researcher and coordinator Vera Padberg.

Dr. Aaron Matta
, Senior Researcher at the Hague Institute for Global Justice, will lead the conversation with:

Edward Fitzgerald QC, joint head of Doughty Street Chambers and member of Doughty Street International.

Professor Jennifer Trahan, Associate Professor at NYU.

Sadakat Kadri, author and barrister at Doughty Street Chambers.

Maya Foa, Director of Reprieve’s Death Penalty team. 
This event is part of the joint lecture series on 'International Justice in Practice' organised by The Hague Institute for International Justice and Doughty Street International.
Newsletter Marketing Powered by Newsweaver