NEWS



May 18, 2011

Execution of a Juvenile Offender in Iran

Hashem Hamidi a juvenile offender has been executed in the town of Ahvaz in southern Iran. Read the statement of the ICDP on the execution of Hashem Hamidi.
April 29, 2011

Four Persons at Risk of Execution in Bahrain

In Bahrain, four persons are facing the risk of being executed. The outcome of their appeals made to a military court is still pending. There have been […]
April 28, 2011

Execution of Two Juvenile Offenders in Iran

Two Iranian juvenile offenders were executed in the town of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran on 20 April 2011 after being convicted for a rape and murder […]
April 8, 2011

Malaysian Man Faces Execution in Singapore for Drug-Trafficking

23-year-old Malaysian citizen Yong Vui Kong faces the risk of being executed in Singapore. He was sentenced to death in January 2009 for drug-trafficking. Read the statement […]
March 19, 2011

Taiwan Executes Five Prisoners

Taiwan executed five prisoners only one year after the resumption of the implementation of the death penalty which put an end to a de facto moratorium […]
March 19, 2011

Three Philippine Citizens at Risk of Execution in China

ccording to information received by the ICDP, three Philippine citizens are facing the risk of execution in China. They were convicted and sentenced to death for […]
March 10, 2011

Illinois Abolishes the Death Penalty

On the 9 March 2011, Governor Pat Quinn of the US State of Illinois eventually signed the bill into law which brings about the abolition of […]
February 24, 2011

Dramatic Increase of Executions in Iran

Several organizations have registered a dramatic increase of executions in Iran since the start of the year 2011.  According to the Office of the High Commissioner for […]
February 11, 2011

Wrongful Execution in Taiwan Confirms Latent Risk of Death Penalty

Newly found evidence on the case of Chiang Kuo-ching suggests that the former Air Force private had been wrongfully executed 15 years ago. The case reopens […]
January 28, 2011

Trinidad and Tobago for a Swifter and Stricter Use of the Death Penalty

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago announced its intent to pass a bill which would enable it to speed up the process of imposing and carrying […]