'Death Penalty in Asia: Law and Practice'
Online Conference

18-19 February, 2021

Asia accounts for 60 percent of the world’s population and more than 90 percent of the world’s executions. Therefore, any change in the death penalty in Asia will affect this matter in the entire world.

In that context, an online conference titled “Death Penalty in Asia: Law and Practice” will be hosted on 18th and 19th February 2021 by:

The themes of the online conference will include:

  • Asia: Overview of Challenges relating to the Death Penalty (including wrongful conviction, racial bias)
  • Asia: Attitudinal Work relating to the Death Penalty (including public opinion)
  • Broader Social Impact of the Death Penalty (including family, stigma, retribution for victims’ families)
  • Drugs and the Death Penalty
  • Clemency across Asia
  • Lethal Injection and Diplomacy
  • Mental Health and the Death Penalty

Conference Flyer