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  1. Alternatives to the Death Penalty
    The Problem with Life Imprisonment

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2007
  2. Amnesty International, Canadian Section
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  3. The Capital Punishment Debate
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1984
    The death penalty make us all complicit in killing, and degrades us as a society.
  4. Capital punishment in Canada
    Wikipedia article

    Resource Type: Article
    Capital punishment in Canada dates back to Canada's earliest history, including its period as a French colony and, after 1759, its time as a British colony. From 1867 to the elimination of the death penalty for murder on July 14, 1976, 1,481 people had been sentenced to death, and 710 had been executed. Of those executed, 697 were men and 13 were women.
  5. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 3 - May 1979 - Immigration

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  6. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 5 - October 1979 - Nuclear Energy\Energie Nucleaire

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  7. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 1 - Spring 1987 - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1987
  8. Crime and Criminals
    Address to the Prisoners in the Chicago Jail

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1902
    So long as big criminals can get the coal fields, so long as the big criminals have control of the city council and get the public streets for street cars and gas rights, this is bound to send thousands of poor people to jail. So long as men are allowed to monopolize all the earth, and compel others to live on such terms as these men see fit to make, then you are bound to get into jail.
  9. Decline of the English Murder
    And Other Essays

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981
    A collection of essays by George Orwell.
  10. A Duty of Honour
    Against Capital Punishment

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1918
    The existing penal system, which is permeated through and through with the brutal class spirit and barbarism of capitalism, must be extirpated root and branch.
  11. The Everyday Activist
    365 Ways to Change the World

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    A positive, practical guide to healing the world - one day at a time. Packed with ideas and facts from leading campaign organizations, this handbook shows how the smallest actions can make a difference to your community and in the wider world.
  12. Execution Day in Zhengzhou
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991
    A first-hand account of an execution day in China.
  13. An Execution in the Family
    One Son's Journey

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    A memoir by the son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, who were executed in 1953 after being convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage.
  14. Hanging in Canada
    A Concise History of a Controversial Topic

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
  15. Keeping the Rabble in Line
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
  16. The London Hanged
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    History and examination of how punishment and crime changed to reflect the changes taking place in society itself.
  17. News and Letters
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Articles from a Marxist-Humanist perspective.
  18. Oh! How -- German is this Revolution!
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1918
    The existing penal system, breathing the spirit of brutal class-spirit and capitalist barbarism must be torn up by the roots. A fundamental system of prison-reform must be inaugurated immediately.
  19. Once a Jolly Hangman
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2010
    When this book was first published in Asia in July 2010, UK journalist Alan Shadrake was arrested and tried, then sentenced to jail—for daring to put the Singapore justice system in the dock. This revised and updated edition covers Shadrake’s arrest, and his ongoing campaign against the death penalty.
  20. Rosa Luxemburg Speaks
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1970
    A selection of speeches and writings by Rosa Luxemburg.
  21. Seven News
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1970
    Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no longer publishing, but all issues of the paper have been scanned and are available on the Connexions website.
    Ward 7 covered the area of Toronto east of downtown, from Sherbourne Street to Logan Avenue, south of Bloor-Danforth, including Don Vale, Cabbagetown, Regent Park, Riverdale, St. Jamestown.
  22. Simon Fraser University
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  23. The State of the World Atlas
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981
  24. The Trial of Steven Truscott
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1966
    LeBourdais makes the case for the innocence of Steven Truscott, a 14-year-fold boy convicted, and sentenced to death, for the rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl in southwestern Ontario.
  25. Uncivil Obedience
    The Tactics and Tales of a Democratic Agitator

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    How to push for social change without breaking the law.
  26. What Justice Breyer's Dissent on Lethal Injection Showed About the Death Penalty's Defenders
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Just after 2 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015 -- some seven hours before the U.S. Supreme Court would reject the latest challenge to the death penalty in Glossip v. Gross -- former death row prisoner Glenn Ford died in Louisiana. Ford, 65, left prison with stage four lung cancer in 2014, after spending almost 30 years facing execution for a crime he did not commit.

Experts on Capital Punishment in the Sources Directory

  1. Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
  2. United Nations Human Rights Council

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