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February 20, 2018

Open Letter to Governor of Alabama MS Kay Ivey

ICDP President Navi Pillay, Vice- President Ruth Dreifuss and Commissioner Gov Richardson have written an Open Letter to the Governor of Alabama Ms Kay Ivey to […]
February 12, 2018
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ICDP mourns the death of ICDP Commissioner Asma Jahangir

It is with great sadness that the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) announces the passing away, on 11 February, of ICDP Commissioner Ms. Asma […]
October 10, 2017
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Statement by the International Commission against the Death Penalty on the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty Death penalty: a fatal, inhuman practice that discriminates against the poor

We observe today the 15th World Day against the Death Penalty. As of today, 105 countries have abolished the death penalty for all crimes. In the […]
May 23, 2017

Mr Marc Bossuyt and Mr Marzuki Darusman new ICDP Commissioners

The International Commission against the Death Penalty warmly welcomes Baron Marc Bossuyt and Mr. Marzuki Darusman as its new Commissioners. Baron Marc Bossuyt is emeritus professor […]
March 29, 2017
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Eight executions planned to be carried out by Arkansas authorities

Eight executions planned to be carried out by Arkansas authorities. The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) is deeply concerned about recent news […]
August 5, 2016
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High-level Delegation visits Guyana to discuss issues related to the death penalty

A high-level delegation headed by Ms Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and current Commissioner of the International Commission against the Death Penalty, […]
August 3, 2016
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Four executions carried out by Indonesian authorities

The ICDP strongly condemns the executions of four men by Indonesian authorities on 29 July 2016. These executions mark the third set of executions carried out […]
July 21, 2016
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Guyana: Judicial Colloquium on the Abolition of the Death Penalty

On 20 July 2016, the International Commission against the Death Penalty in partnership with the European Union Delegation to Guyana, the Chancellor of the Judiciary of […]
July 8, 2016
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A Call to authorities in Republic of Maldives to halt an Imminent Execution

ICDP expresses its serious concerns at receiving reports that 23 year-old Maldivian national, Mr. Hussain Humaam Ahmed, is at risk of imminent execution by authorities in […]
May 12, 2016
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Belarus carries out an execution

The International Commission against the Death Penalty strongly condemns the reported execution of Syarhey Iwanow that was carried out by the authorities in Belarus. The reports […]