Ditshwanelo Relentless Against Death Penalty

Some of the panelists at discussion.PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Some of the panelists at discussion.PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Ditshwanelo, The Botswana Centre for Human Rights continues to make strides in campaigning for the abolishment of death penalty despite facing harsh backlash and uncompromising leaders.

On Friday the centre in conjunction with other partners including the Embassy of France and the University of Botswana Law Department joined the world in commemorating World Day Against Death Penalty. Ditshwanelo kept its momentum through a panel discussion at the UB in trying to bring the nation’s leaders into considering the abolition of death penalty.

David Modiega, a Ditshwanelo representative, said the centre continued to raise awareness against death penalty and its implications not only to the person executed but the society at large.

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