Aktuelle Petitionen oder Urgent Actions
Wenn Sie sich gegen die Todesstrafe engagieren möchten, finden Sie hier aktuelle Online-Petitionen und Briefaktionen, an denen Sie sich beteiligen können.
Letzte Aktualisierungen: 25. Dezember 2021
Achtung: Petitionen für Häftlinge mit aktuellen Hinrichtungsterminen in den USA finden Sie zur besseren Übersicht in der Tabelle "Hinrichtungstermine USA" unter "SERVICE"!
NEU AUFGENOMMENE AKTIONEN UND PETITIONEN
NEU: Petition für Anthony Apanovitch, Ohio - DNA belegt seine Unschuld:
DNA proves that Anthony Apanovitch did not kill Mary Anne Flynn, and yet he remains on death row. According to the Court, the DNA statute in Ohio applies only where the prisoner makes the request to test DNA. Tony didn’t ask for the testing to be done, the state did the testing itself in secret without telling Tony or his lawyers, and then hid the results even though the DNA testing proved that Tony was not the perpetrator.
NEU: Petition für Richard Glossip, Oklahoma, unschuldig im Todestrakt:
Richard Glossip is currently on death row in Oklahoma for the 1997 murder of Barry Van Treese. However, there is evidence that Glossip did not commit the murder and was wrongfully convicted for the crime. Another person, Justin Sneed, admitted to the murder, and DNA ties him to the murder scene. Prosecutors destroyed evidence and intimidated witnesses.
NEU: Petition für Kinderarzt, dem in Ägypten die Hinrichtung droht:
Dr. Osama Yassin is a paediatrician, he was arrested in 2013 and has been in solitary confinement since - often denied food and water. He was sentenced to death alongside 11 other men in a mass trial of 739 people and faces imminent execution.
NEU: Zwei Studenten droht Todesstrafe im Iran:
Ali Younesi und Amirhossein Moradi laufen Gefahr, in einem grob unfairen Verfahren wegen fadenscheiniger Anschuldigungen zum Tode verurteilt zu werden. Die beiden Studenten sind seit dem 10. April 2020 willkürlich im Teheraner Evin-Gefängnis inhaftiert.
URGENT ACTIONS VON AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
Amnesty-Petition für drei zum Tod verurteilte Demonstranten im Iran:
Amirhossein Moradi, Mohammad Rajabi und Saeed Tamjidi droht die Hinrichtung. Sie wurden von der Abteilung 15 des Teheraner Revolutionsgerichts wegen „Feindschaft zu Gott“ und anderen Anklagen zum Tode verurteilt.
Gouverneur Kaliforniens soll nach Moratorium die Todesstrafe ganz abschaffen:
Join Amnesty International in thanking Governor Newsom for taking an important step in the direction of abolition, and call on him to secure commutation for those on death row and advance abolition of the death penalty in California.
Gouverneur Floridas soll Todesstrafe abschaffen:
Florida promotes itself as a tourist destination and a state connected to the world through regional and international trade and business links. At the same time, its attachment to the death penalty sets it apart from much of the great majority of the world. Tell Florida: it’s time to stop executions now!
ONLINE-PETITIONEN - USA
USA: Petition an den Justizminister - keine neuen Todesurteile auf Bundesebene:
Thank Attorney General Merrick Garland for the withdraw of death notices in the seven cases known so far, and urge him to declare that the death penalty will not be sought in any federal prosecutions; order the withdraw of all remaining "death notices;" and support efforts in Congress to pass the Federal Death Penalty Prohibition Act of 2021.
Online-Petition an US-Präsident für Umwandlung der Todesurteile auf Bundesebene:
The Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and
Witness to Innocence are shining a light on the case of Carlos DeLuna with this petition urging President Biden to clear federal death row. Please sign!
Online-Petition an Joe Biden für Umwandlung der Todesurteile auf Bundesebene:
Clearing the federal death row is the best way to ensure that the U.S. government does not risk the irreversible horror of executing innocent people... Sign this petition to urge President Biden to commute the sentences of people on federal death row.
Petition an US-Präsident Biden zur Abschaffung der Todesstrafe auf US-Bundesebene:
Petition des Catholic Mobilizing Network an Präsident Biden:
Katholiken und "Menschen guten Willens" fordern den neuen US-Präsidenten zur Abschaffung der Todesstrafe auf Bundesebene auf - getreu des Katechismus der Katholischen Kirche, der die Todesstrafe unmissverständlich ablehnt. Joe Biden ist selbst Katholik.
Petition an US-Präsident Biden - Abschaffung der Todesstrafe auf Bundesebene:
We are thanking President Biden for his declared intention to sign an Executive Order halting federal executions, and calling on him to declare the federal death penalty over by taking the following actions: Sign the Executive Order halting federal and military executions; Immediately commute the sentences of those currently on federal and military death rows; Demolish the federal execution chamber and the building it is housed in at FCI Terre Haute.
Online-Petition an US-Kongress zur Abschaffung der Todesstrafe:
Online-Petition an den US-Kongress wegen Hinrichtungen auf Bundesebene:
The federal death penalty is being used as a political tool by the Trump Administration and the campaign to re-elect Donald Trump. The administration is ignoring the law, ignoring compelling issues which demand executive clemency, ignoring the danger of executing during the pandemic, and even ignoring the families of victims in several cases who adamantly oppose the execution of the person convicted of killing their loved ones.
An den Kongress der USA - Forderung eines USA-weiten Moratoriums:
The death penalty is immoral, discriminatory, ineffective & wasteful. A growing number of states have either abolished it or passed a moratorium (most recently California), and it's time for Congress to likewise pass a federal moratorium.
Online-Petition gegen die Reaktivierung der Gaskammer in Arizona:
Arizona recently announced that it has refurbished its gas chamber and is prepared to use cyanide gas to execute any current death row prisoner who was sentenced to be executed prior to November, 1999.
Gegen die Wiederaufnahme von Hinrichtungen im US-Staat Arizona:
On April 6, 2021, it was reported that State Attorney General Mark Brnovich has asked the Arizona Supreme Court to issue execution warrants for two death-row inmates in what would be the state’s first executions in almost seven years.
An den Gouverneur des US-Bundesstaates Ohio zur Abschaffung der Todesstrafe:
On September 4, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine kicked the can down the road yet again by pushing back execution dates and saying he is doing so because Ohio doesn't have a mechanism to carry out the law. It's time for Governor DeWine to lead Ohio to repeal its death penalty once and for all!
Online-Petition gegen die Wiederaufnahme von Hinrichtungen in Oklahoma, USA:
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt and Attorney General Mike Hunter held a press conference to announce that Oklahoma
has made adjustments to its execution protocol and has secured a supply of drugs with which to resume executions. The last execution in Oklahoma was in 2015. More than 20 condemned Oklahoma
prisoners have exhausted their appeals, according to Hunter.
Online-Petition für die Abschaffung der Todesstrafe in Texas:
We must rise and stand together to
allow our voices to be heard. Together we can put a stop to Capital Punishment. State Sanctioned Murder solves nothing, it only makes the list of victims grow longer. This practice of violence
for justice is not detering crime and has allowed an unknown number of innocent people be put to death. Stop the Madness...
Gegen Gesetzentwurf Ohios, der Todesstrafe für Abtreibung vorsieht:
In an awful reprise of a bill proposed in 2018, but even worse this time, the Ohio General Assembly is again considering a bill which specifically provides for executing women who have had an abortion, and health care workers who provide them.
Gegen Gesetzentwurf Georgias, der Todesstrafe für Abtreibung vorsieht:
Georgia lawmakers recently passed and on May 7, 2019 Governor Brian Kemp signed HB481, a "fetal heartbeat" bill which criminalizes abortions and opens the door to executing women who have had an abortion. As written, the bill puts a ban on all abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The bill redefines an unborn child as a person, thus making a person who causes the death of such susceptible to capital punishment under Georgia law.
Petition an Gouverneur von Tennessee gegen Wiederaufnahme von Hinrichtungen:
Online-Petition gegen die Wiederaufnahme der Hinrichtungen in Ohio:
There is too much risk associated with Ohio's death penalty. We are some of the nine men exonerated from Ohio's death row, proving that innocent people have been sentenced to death in our state. We cannot restart executions until there are better safeguards in place to ensure that Ohio never executes an innocent person, which would be unthinkable.
Petition für Michael Slaughter, Kalifornien:
Michael Slaughter, who is Black, has been on Death Row in California since he was 19, for 30 years now. He was asked by a friend to take a package to a man he didn’t know. He DID NOT have a gun and never imagined he would need one...
Julius Jones in Oklahoma - Todesurteil ist umgewandelt, Freilassung gefordert:
Please sign the petition asking Governor Stitt and the Pardon and Parole Board to do everything within their power to ensure Julius Jones does not face execution and to seek a path to clemency in the case.
Online-Petition für Melissa Lucio, unschuldig im Todestrakt von Texas:
Melissa Lucio has spent over a decade on death row for the alleged murder of her two-year-old daughter, Mariah. In 2008, Lucio became the first Latina woman sentenced to death in Texas. A 2020 documentary highlights many of the concerning facts around Lucio’s case, including that Mariah may instead have died from head trauma caused by falling down a flight of stairs. A fall that was witnessed by Melissa’s children.
Online-Petition für Gerald Pizzuto, Idaho:
Gerald Pizzuto, Jr. WAS scheduled for execution in Idaho on June 2, 2021 for the 1985 murder of Berta Herndon and her nephew Del Herndon. The Board of Pardon and Parole voted to grant a hearing. The June 2 execution date is stayed! Please continue to sign this petition in case Mr. Pizzuto has a new execution date sat.
Online-Petition für Ramiro Ibarra, Texas:
Ramiro Ibarra was scheduled for execution in Texas on March 4, 2021 for the 1987 murder of Maria Zuniga. This execution date has been STAYED pending a review of several matters. Please continue to sign this petition for use in the event that a new execution date is set.
Online-Petition für Carlos Trevino, Texas:
Carlos Trevino was scheduled to die by lethal injection on September 30, 2020 in Huntsville, Texas. The execution has been stayed pending resolution of COVID19. This petition will remain active. If you have not yet signed it, please do.
Online-Petition für Tracy Beatty, Texas:
Tracy Beatty was scheduled to die by lethal injection on March 25, 2020 in Huntsville, Texas. The outbreak of the coronavirus has prompted the top Texas appeals court to grant an execution stay. Petitions signatures are still being collected and will be delivered once a new date is set.
Online-Petition für Blaine Milam, Texas:
Blaine Milam hatte schon mehrere Hinrichtungstermine - jedes Mal bekam er einen Aufschub. Die Petition für ihn läuft dennoch weiter. Texas ist der US-Bundesstaat, der mit Abstand die meisten Todesurteile vollstreckt.
Online-Petition für Edward Busby, Jr., Texas:
Edward Busby sollte am 10. Februar 2021 durch den US-Bundesstaat Texas hingerichtet werden. Er erhielt einen Aufschub. Die Petition für ihn läuft dennoch weiter für den Fall, dass ein neuer Termin festgesetzt wird.
Online-Petition für Oscar Franklin Smith, Tennessee:
Oscar Franklin Smith sollte am 4. Februar 2021 durch den US-Bundesstaat Tennessee hingerichtet werden. Er bekam einen Hinrichtungsaufschub - die Petition für ihn läuft dennoch weiter.
Petition für Richard Moore, South Carolina:
HIS EXECUTION HAS BEEN REPRIEVED DUE TO LACK OF DRUGS. Please continue to sign this petition for use when the state tries again to move forward. Moore's attorneys are seeking to stay the execution, citing the dangers of the coronavirus pandemic to those involved in the execution and its witnesses.
Online-Petition für Billie Allen, Todestraktinsasse auf Bundesebene der USA:
Billie Allen was wrongfully convicted of the 1997 armed robbery and murder of security guard Richard Heflin which took place at the Lindell Bank & Trust in St. Louis, Missouri. Despite no physical, forensic nor documentary evidence linking him to the crime, he was arrested the next day.
Online-Petition für Gerald Marshall, Texas:
Gerald Marshall was wrongfully sentenced to death 16 years ago in Harris county, Texas, for capital murder in the course of a robbery attempt of a Whataburger Restaurant. He is a victim of false accomplice testimony, prosecutorial, police and judicial misconduct, eye witness misidentification and systemic racism in Harris county at the time of the trial.
Online-Petition für Ruben Gutierrez, Texas:
Ruben Gutierrez was scheduled for execution in Texas on June 16 for the 1999 beating and stabbing death of Escolastica Harrison. Until further notice this execution is on hold. Gutierrez has consistently maintained that he did not kill Ms. Harrison and has asked for DNA testing for years, which the state has opposed.
Online-Petition für Derrick Quintero, Tennessee:
Derrick has claimed his innocence all along and there is strong evidence to suggest that he is innocent of the crime that he has been convicted of; this petition will allow him to explain, in his own words, how the justice system has failed him over and over again.
Online-Petition für Robin Myers, Alabama:
With a vote of 9-to-3, an overwhelmingly white jury in Decatur, Ala., recommended that Robin be sentenced to Life Without the Possibility of Parole. The elected judge presiding over the case overrode the jury and ordered his execution instead.
Online-Petition für Rob Will, Texas:
Rob Will was convicted and sentenced to death in 2001 for a crime he did not commit. More than 18 years later, he is still fighting for his life on Texas Death Row, in one of the most notorious prisons in America: the Allan B. Polunsky Unit. It is essential for awareness to be raised for this miscarriage of justice as Rob comes to the end of his appeals process.
Online-Petition für James Dailey, Florida:
James Dailey was scheduled to be executed in Florida on Nov. 7, 2019. He was granted a stay to explore his claims of innocence, however on December 11th, US District Court judge William Jung ruled that the state's case against Daley was "not strong, but it was sufficient."
Online-Petition für Randy Halprin, Texas:
Randy Halprin is on death row in Texas and was scheduled for execution on October 10, 2019,
even though he never killed anyone. Halperin was in a Texas prison and participated in an escape with six other prisoners which eventually resulted in the murder of a police officer by a
different escapee. Texas is a state with a so-called "Law of Parties" which holds all participants in a crime equally culpable for the actions of an individual.
Online-Petition für Rodney Reed, Texas:
The State’s entire case against Rodney Reed has been demolished. The timeline is wrong, all the expert witnesses recanted their testimony, and some of the most respected forensic pathologists in the world concur that the prosecution’s theory is impossible. The State’s case doesn’t make sense because Rodney is innocent.
Online-Petition für Rodney Reed, Texas:
Thanks to massive pressure, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ordered an indefinite stay of execution for Rodney. But he is still in jail, and there will still be a trial. Mountains of evidence exonerates Rodney Reed. All of that evidence was kept from the all white jury that convicted him.
Online-Petition für Rodney Reed, Texas:
The State of Texas wants to execute an innocent man on November 20, 2019. Rodney Reed was wrongfully convicted in 1998 of the rape and murder of Stacey Stites. He has sat on Texas’ Death Row for 2 decades.
Online-Petition für Marcellus Williams, Missouri:
Marcellus Williams is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. He was convicted of the August 11, 1998 robbery and murder of 42-year-old Felicia Gayle in her St. Louis home. There is no physical evidence linking him to the crime - none of the DNA evidence matches Marcellus.
Online-Petition für Richard Glossip, Oklahoma:
Petition von Schauspielerin Susan Sarandon und Ordensschwester Helen Prejean - Stop the planned
execution of Richard Glossip. Richard was convicted of murder after Justin Sneed, the man who confessed to the killing, claimed Richard had hired him to do it, despite a breathtaking lack of
Online-Petition für Bernardo Tercero, Texas:
Petition von Bianca Jagger -
Bernardo Aban Tercero, a Nicaraguan national, was scheduled to be executed on August 26th, 2015 in Texas, until he got a stay. His execution would constitute an egregious miscarriage of justice.
Bernardo’s case has been fraught with errors. He has received abysmal legal representation and has never had a fair opportunity to raise critical mitigating evidence to avoid his death
Online-Petition für Bernardo Tercero, Texas:
Bernardo has produced strong evidence that he was under the age of 18 at this time. This evidence involves a birth certificate whose validity has never been tested by oral cross-examination in a court of law in the US.
Online-Petitionen der amerikanischen Organisation DEATH PENALTY ACTION, an denen Sie sich beteiligen können - die Petitionen betreffen Todestraktinsassen
der USA mit Hinrichtungstermin oder trotz Aufschub laufender Aktionen.
Online-Petitionen der amerikanischen Organisation CATHOLIC MOBILIZING NETWORK, an denen Sie sich beteiligen können - die Petitionen sind aus der Sicht katholischer Christen formuliert, können aber selbst
individuell bearbeitet werden.
Online-Petitionen der katholischen Organisation SANT'EGIDIO, an denen Sie sich beteiligen können - die Petitionen sind aus der Sicht katholischer Christen formuliert. Sant'Egidio hat seinen Ursprung in Italien, ist aber
weltweit tätig und verbreitet.
Online-Petitionen der englischen Organisation REPRIEVE, an denen Sie sich beteiligen können - die Petitionen betreffen häufig Todesstrafenfälle weltweit. Reprieve ist eine Menschenrechtsorganisation mit Sitz in Großbritannien.
ONLINE-PETITIONEN - ASIEN, AFRIKA UND WELTWEIT
Say NO to the Death Penalty in Belarus (Weißrussland):
Belarus is the last country in Europe and former Soviet Union that is still carrying out the death penalty. Amnesty International, Human Rights Centre “Viasna”, Belarusian Helsinki Committee and other human rights defenders in Belarus oppose the death penalty in all cases without exception. We call on the President and Parliament of Belarus to immediately declare a moratorium on death sentences and executions as a first step towards full abolition of the death penalty.
Ägypten: Zwölf drohende Hinrichtungen - Petition von Reprieve:
12 men are facing imminent execution right now. The
situation is so dire in Egypt that we're worried that even the sacred Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha may not stop the authorities from illegally executing these men.
Online-Petition für Folteropfer in Bahrain, denen Hinrichtung droht:
Stop Executions in Sri Lanka!
After 43 years without using death penalty, the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, is reportedly planning to execute prisoners on death row. If this happens, it will mean that President Sirisena will single-handedly undoSri Lanka’s enviable record of shunning this irreversible punishment in the region.
Online-Petition an UK für von Todesstrafe in Indien bedrohten britischen Aktivisten:
In 2017, British activist Jagtar made his way to India to get married. Just three weeks after his wedding, Jagtar was abducted, tortured, and forced to ‘confess’ to involvement in an alleged conspiracy to cause unrest. Jagtar remains locked up today - facing the threat of the death penalty - far from his home in Dumbarton, Scotland.
Online-Petition für Jugendlichen in Saudi-Arabien:
Abdullah al Howaiti was only 14 years old when he was arrested in Saudi Arabia in 2017. He was tortured until he ‘confessed’ to crimes he could not have committed. He has several alibis. That ‘confession’ was used to sentence him to death in 2019.
Petition für Familie, dass sie den Leichnam ihres hingerichteten Angehörigen erhält:
Mujtaba al Sweikat was killed in a mass execution in Saudi Arabia on April 23, 2019. Mujtaba's family has been mourning for almost two years. The Saudi Arabian authorities have yet to return his body to them.
Petition für Mohammed Essam al-Faraj in Saudi-Arabien:
Mohammed Essam al-Faraj was 15 years old - a child - when he was arrested. Because of a loophole in the law, Mohammed faces the threat of a death penalty. Mohammed's trial is coming up. Together, we can speak up for Mohammed and remind the Saudi Arabian authorities that the world is watching.
Drohende Hinrichtung von Hussein Abo al-Kheir, Saudi-Arabien:
al-Kheir is a Jordanian father of eight who was tortured by Saudi authorities in 2014 and forced to "confess" to smuggling drugs. Hussein could be killed any day now for what he confessed to
Online-Petition für Sina Dehghan, Iran:
Sina Dehghan, sentenced to death for “insulting the prophet” of Islam when he was 19-years-old, was tricked into signing his confession, an informed source told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). Despite the severity of the charge, a court-appointed attorney who failed to defend him properly represented him during his trial, added the source, who requested anonymity for security reasons.
Petition für Noura Hussein, Sudan, zum Tod verurteilt - Urteil in 5 Jahre Haft geändert!
She says her husband raped her... The following day, when her husband attempted to rape her again, she stabbed him in self defence and it killed him. When she told her family, her father delivered her to the police. On Sunday, April 29, 2018, Noura was found guilty in court of premeditated murder, the punishment for which is death by hanging.