National Coalition to

Abolish the Death Penalty

90 million Americans believe the death penalty is wrong. We mobilize them to end the death penalty state by state.
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Delphine Nihoul

Delphine Nihoul

Director of Operations

Delphine Nihoul holds a Master's Degree in Law from Belgium where she worked as a criminal lawyer for 6 years. Passionate about human rights and having recently relocated to Washington, DC, she joined NCADP to continue her engagement and contribute to building a fairer society.

Blog Posts:

Friday Roundup: Less Lethal Drugs, More Extreme Solutions

Friday Roundup: Less Lethal Drugs, More Extreme Solutions

As support for the death penalty hits an all time low and lethal injection drugs become unavailable, some death penalty supporters and states are growing even more extreme. Read More navigateright

Roundup: Conservative Voices Support Ending the Death Penalty

Roundup: Conservative Voices Support Ending the Death Penalty

Ending the death penalty is a goal that crosses party lines. More and more conservative figures are coming out against capital punishment in the US.  Read More navigateright

The World Is Watching: Europe and Lethal Injection Drug Shortages

The World Is Watching: Europe and Lethal Injection Drug Shortages

The American death penalty system continues to face an important shortage of lethal drugs necessary for executions. Here's why.  Read More navigateright

Michelle Byrom UPDATE: State Wants Explanation

Michelle Byrom UPDATE: State Wants Explanation

On March 31st, 2014, the Mississippi Supreme Court reversed Michelle Byrom’s death sentence and ordered a new trial with a new judge. Before the case could be remanded to the circuit court, the State filed a motion to the Supreme Court, asking for explanations about the reasoning behind the Byrom decision. Read More navigateright

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Focuses on the Death Penalty

Just as public opinion in opposition to the death penalty in the U.S. is growing, so too do international calls for the U.S. to abandon this outdated and ineffective injustice continue. On March 25th, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) of the Organization of the American States (OAS) convened a public hearing on the death penalty in Washington, DC. Read More navigateright