Sunday, July 7, 2013

Apartheid and the Death Penalty: Making the Connections

"As we held our national 'Truth and Reconciliation Commission' hearings and worked to rebuild our country, people around the world were making the same connections about the death penalty -- how racist, unfair, and broken it is -- and slowly a new global movement for the abolition of the death penalty began."

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, introduction to the newly published book, Dead Man Walking:  The Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty that Sparked a National Debate.

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