“Can death penalty ever be justified?”

The Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Ireland,
in association with Amnesty International Ireland
invites you to a debate/discussion:



"Can the Death Penalty ever be justified?"

Wednesday 15 October 2014, 6.30pm
@ Freemasons’ Hall, 17 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2


This free event will start with a screening of the documentary Honk. Directed by Arnaud Gaillard, Honk constitutes a series of statements for and against the Death Penalty.
The screening will then be followed by a debate/discussion on the justifications of Death Penalty.
Director Arnaud Gaillard will be joined by Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland, Colm O’Gorman, Ex-death row worker Dannie Hanna and Trinity College Law Professor, David Kenny.

Programme

Opening by Jean-Pierre Thébault, Ambassador of France to Ireland
In the presence of Colm O’Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland
Screening of the documentary Honk: series of Americans statements « for » and « against » the Death Penalty
Debates on the abolition of Death Penalty

Speakers

- Colm O’Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland
- Arnaud Gaillard, Honk Film-maker and Sociologist, specialist of Death Penalty
- Dannie Hanna, Ex-death row worker
- David Kenny, Professor in Law, Trinity College Dublin


Followed by a Wine Reception

Admission Free, no booking required

For further information, please contact Stephanie Muchint: Stephanie.muchint@diplomatie.gouv.fr or + 353 1 708 83 00

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Published on 23/10/2014

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