Exoneree Sabrina Butler-Smith to Speak at 50th UN Human Rights Council Session



On Wednesday June 29 at 7 AM EST Mississippi death row exoneree Sabrina Butter-Smith will speak at "Youth and the Death Penalty" a hybrid side event of the 50th UN Human Rights Council. The event is co-organized by Australia and the International Commission Against the Death Penalty. Panelists include:

  • H.E. Ambassador Amanda Gorely · Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations Office at Geneva

  • Marta Santos Pais · ICDP Commissioner and former Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Violence against Children

  • Simon Waller · Chief of Rule of Law and Democracy Section, OHCHR

  • Kirsten di Martini · Senior Child Protection Adviser, UNICEF (online)

  • Laurel Townhead · Representative (Human Rights and Refugees), Quaker United Nations Office

  • Sabrina Butler-Smith · Survivor who was wrongfully sentenced to death as a juvenile offende (video testimony)