Civil Liberties Union views the
death penalty as the ultimate denial of civil liberties.
Amnesty International opposes the death penalty because it is a violation of two fundamental human rights ( laid down in Articles 3 and 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Anti-Death Penalty focuses on capital punishment in the USA and records upcoming and past executions.
The BBC provide an excellent ethically-based discussion of arguments for and against capital punishment.
The Campaign to End the Death Penalty is a national grassroots organization dedicated to ending capital punishment in the USA.
Capital Punishment UK is a key resource site for site for the history of capital punishment in Britain (particularly for the 18th and 19th centuries, though it also has some interesting data on the USA and other countries.
The Centre for Capital Punishment Studies at the University of Westminster works with the overall aim of informing and supporting governmental moves to replace capital punishment with more humane alternatives and to give support for families of homicide victims and the condemned.
Citizens United for Alternatives to the Death Penalty works to end the death penalty in the USA via public education and grassroots activism
Death Penalty Focus is a USA-based, non-profit advocacy organisation dedicated to the abolition of capital punishment. They argue that the death penalty is an ineffective, cruel, and simplistic response to the serious and complex problem of violent crime.
The Death Penalty Information Center is a non-profit organisation with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment. The Center is widely quoted and consulted by all those concerned with the death penalty.
The Death Penalty Project originally began in 1992 concentrating on appeals in individual capital cases from the Caribbean but now assists lawyers on behalf of prisoners facing the death penalty.
Death Penalty Quotes lists numerous fascinating quotes by individuals with personal experience of the administration of the death penalty.
Death Watch International promotes the campaign against the death penalty. It is a member of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty.
The National Coalition To Abolish The Death Penalty offers a comprehensive series of resources and up-to-date- reporting and news on capital punishment.
The US Dept of Justice provide contemporary statistics on the death penalty in the USA.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice publishes the last statements of all the offenders they have executed since 1982.
The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty aims to strengthen the international dimension of the struggle against capital punishment.