Death Penalty Focus

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Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, cast of The Killing and UN human-rights advocate among honorees at upcoming Death Penalty Focus Awards Dinner [Read More]


Mississippi Woman Granted New TrialMichelle Byrom was scheduled to be executed on March 27. Now, she has been granted a new trial.  [Read More]


Egypt’s 529 death sentences in one day demonstrate that capital punishment is about “vengeance not justice”Death Penalty Focus has called on the Egyptian government to abolish the death penalty to prevent further human rights abuses. [Read More]



23rd Annual Awards DinnerTickets on sale now! Join us on April 15, 2014 in Beverly Hills for the 23rd Annual Awards Dinner. Honorees include Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley; Juan Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; Michael Millman, Executive Director of the California Appellate Project; and the Cast and Crew of ... [Read More]
Justice Advocates ProjectThis project empowers people with firsthand knowledge of the death penalty system to become advocates for fairness and justice. [Read More]
Gerri Beauvais
San Francisco, CA
I support DPF because the United States is the only advanced nation that still uses this barbaric form of punishment, despite the fact that it is unconstitutional. The only way that we will be rid of this horrific practice is by educating the American people. Everything I've seen convinces me that I can trust DPF with my donations and that the money is being used wisely and solely for this purpose.
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