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April 26, 2016
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Official Signature Ceremony of the Founding Act in Madrid

ICDP held, on 25 April 2016 in Madrid, the Official Signature Ceremony of the Founding Act of ICDP as an organization according to Spanish law. Participants […]
April 6, 2016
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Three executions carried out by Malaysian authorities

On 25 March 2016, Malaysian authorities carried out the executions of three men. The three men, Gunasegar Pitchaymuthu, 35, Ramesh Jayakumar, 34, and his brother Sasivarnam […]
April 6, 2016
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Two executions carried out by Japan authorities

On 25 March 2016 of two persons: 75 year old man Yasutoshi Kamata and 56 year old woman Junko Yoshida were executed in Japan. Executions in […]
December 8, 2015
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Mongolia abolishes the Death Penalty

On 3 December 2015, the legislators in Mongolia took a historic vote supporting the coming into effect of a new Criminal Code, which abolishes capital punishment […]
December 1, 2015
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ICDP Commissioner Ibrahim Najjar awarded with the Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic: “No democracy without the abolition of the death penalty”

On 27 November Former Justice Minister of Lebanon was awarded with the Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic by the Spanish Ambassador in Lebanon Milagros Hernando […]
October 9, 2015
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ICDP’s message on World Day against the Death Penalty

On the occasion of the 13th World Day against the Death Penalty, the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) renews its commitment to fight for […]
October 8, 2015
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Miss Zainabo Sylvie Kayitesi new ICDP Commissioner

Ms Zainabo Sylvie Kayitesi, a former Minister and a highly respected voice of human rights from Africa, is joining the Members of the ICDP in our […]
July 20, 2015
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Togo becomes 82nd State Party to the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR

On 10 July 2015 by the government of the Togolese Republic acceded to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, […]
June 5, 2015
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138 executions carried out by Pakistan authorities since December 2014

As of 3 June, authorities in Pakistan have carried out at least 138 executions since the death penalty was resumed at the end of December 2014 […]
May 29, 2015
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Nebraska (United States) abolishes the death penalty

Nebraska became the 19th state in the United States to abolish capital punishment when its unicameral Legislature, by a 30 to 19 vote, voted on Wednesday […]