Mairead Maguire and Ann Patterson, attend 5thworld congress against the death penalty. During her address to Congress Maguire said: 'Governments using the death penalty are guilty of torture and abuse of their citizens most basic human right – the right for their government not to take away their life’.
Peace people members, Ann Patterson and Mairead Maguire, protest outside city Hall, Belfast, during visit of President Obama and head of the G.8 during their visit to northern ireland. During media interviews, including Russia and China, Maguire called for ‘No guns to be send to syria' And no intervention from outside countries, as asked for by Syrian civil community including all religious leaders.
Mairead Maguire supports the international campaign which calls for the release of Mumia abu-jamal who has served over 30 years in USA prison system and continues to work to prove his innocence, and he also calls for the abolition of the death penalty in Usa and other countries. Sign on to support Mumia: www.change.org/petitions/release-mumia-abu-jamal