10/10/17: European Union on World and European Day Against the Death Penalty
"So why does an EU Ambassador to the United States care about the plight of American death row inmates? As Europeans we believe fundamentally that the death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It is inhuman and degrading, does not have a proven deterrent effect, and allows judicial errors to become fatal.
As a result, we strongly advocate for the abolition of capital punishment around the world, wherever it is still practiced, from the United States to China, Iran, and Saudi Arabia." READ MORE.