No Silence, No Shame Project

“No Silence, No Shame” is an MVFHR project that aims to draw attention to the ways in which the death penalty harms families of the executed.

Read MVFHR’s report, released in 2006: Creating More Victims: How Executions Hurt the Families Left Behind.

Read the statements delivered at the October 2005 gathering in Austin, Texas that marked the official launch of the “No Silence, No Shame” project.

See photos from the remembrance ceremony.

Read the Austin American-Statesman editorial, “The Families Left Behind.”

See our blog series on families of the executed.

Visit our online Gallery of Victims’ Stories for more statements from families of the executed.