National Conference: “Abolition of the Death Penalty in Malaysia and in Asia-Pacific,” Kuala Lumpur, 21-22 July 2017

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We are pleased to invite you to participate in the Malaysia National Conference and Training Workshop entitled the “Abolition of the Death Penalty in Malaysia and in Asia-Pacific” to be held on 21 to 22 of July 2017 at the Auditorium of the KL and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (KLSCAH) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The two-day conference will gather stakeholders in order to discuss the current situation of the death penalty in the Asia-Pacific region and the conditions of detention in Malaysia. The objectives of the Conference are to update ourselves of the status of the death penalty in Malaysia, to appreciate ongoing efforts towards abolition, and possibly to develop plans for the future.

The Conference will also be looking at issues such as poverty, crime and the death penalty, detention conditions, death penalty and the impact on family and children (CRC), death penalty and mental health, death penalty and migrants/foreigners, ‘secret’ executions, and other matters related.

There first part of the Conference, which includes participants coming from countries across Asia-Pacific, is a great opportunity for learning, exchanging of views, experiences and best practices in the abolition movement. Lastly, there will also be short training on fact-finding missions.

We hope that you and/or a representative from your organization will be able to attend and participate in this conference.

For confirmation, kindly register at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/04ZAcn8ppsfR5QRH3

Thank you in advance and we look forward to seeing you at the Conference.

 

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