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Project Hope to Abolish the Death Penalty is an Alabama death row prisoner founded and run organization, established in 1989.

Our mission is to work together with friends and other supporters to educate the public and to bring about the abolition of the death penalty in Alabama.

Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 7.19.17

Jul
19

Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 7.19.17

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 7.12.17

Jul
12

Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 7.12.17

On  June 23rd the Alabama Attorney General’s office requested execution dates for Torrey Twane McNabb, Jeffrey Lynn Borden and Doyle Lee Hamm. This in spite of botched recent executions in this state and a total lack of transparency of how or where the execution drugs were purchased and their expiration date.

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 7.5.17

Jul
05

Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 7.5.17

Thanks to the Alabama Supreme Court's extended celebration of the Fourth of July there is no news to report, not of the negative kind anyway.  Things were quiet at Holman as well although the awards for the championship competitions were handed out yesterday.

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 6.28.17

Jun
28

Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 6.28.17

We quote from an article in the Atlantic “The U.S. Supreme Court’s latest term, which ended this week as the justices began their summer recess, saw death-penalty opponents achieve some notable victories even as the Court moved further away from abolishing capital punishment.” And although we welcome the “notable victories” the reality that the Court moved further away from abolishing the death penalty is the bottom line.

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 6.21.17

Jun
21

Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 6.21.17

 

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 6.14.17

Jun
14

Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 6.14.17

A somber meeting where we remembered Little Rob and discussed the horror of one more botched execution.

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Robert Melson R.I.P.

Jun
08

 

Friends,

We are very sad to announce that the State of Alabama took the life of Robert Melson tonight at Holman Prison. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family members, many friends on the Row and his valiant attorneys who were able to get a stay from the 11th.The stay was lifted by the U.S. Supreme Court at Alabama’s request, a state that knows little about justice and prides itself in its bloody history.

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 6.7.17

Jun
07

Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 6.7.17

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 5.31.17

May
31

Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison 5.31.17

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