There are several hundreds of
prisoners sentenced to death who, thanks to the Community of Sant’Egidio’,
correspond with a lot of friends all over the world. These prisoners
are not only in the U.S. but also in other countries like Trinidad
and Tobago, Cameroons, Zambia. Some others live in countries such as
Russia where a couple of years ago all capital sentences were
commuted into life imprisonement.
been living on death-row for 5 long years. I came here when I was a boy;
now I'm a man and I understand much more, but I can no longer do something
for my life ...Even if you can't help me to get out of here, you can write
to me and be my friends..."
am a 29-year-old prisoner who has been on death row for 3 years now. I’m
looking for a pen-friend to feel less lonely"
""... your letter took me by surprise. I was more than sure that
nobody wanted to write to a person like me, that nobady wanted to talk
about things neatly, sincerely..."
are many good reasons
to become pen-friend
with someone sentenced to death.
Would you like to become a pen-friend
with someone sentenced to death?
you would, write to me and let me know in which languages you can
and/or you would like to write. I'll answer you as soon as
possible and send you the name and the profile of a prisoner who
would like to get in touch with a pen-friend. If you need further
information, please write to me and I will answer your questions.
See you soon.