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May 20, 2014
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Two Palestinians executed as Israeli Spies

On 7 May 2014, two men were executed in the Palestinian Authority by the Hamas authorities in Gaza. Reports suggest that one man identified as AK, […]
May 20, 2014
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Belarus carries out second execution in 2014: Ryhor Yuzepchuk

The exact date of Ryhor Yuzepchuk’s execution is not clear; the Mogilev regional court in western Belarus reportedly confirmed the execution after it became public knowledge […]
May 7, 2014
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Taiwan: Five executions in four different prisons in one day

On 29 April 2014, five men were executed in four different prisons by authorities in Taiwan. According to reports reaching ICDP, Teng Kuo-Ling was executed in […]
April 29, 2014
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683 death sentences in Egypt

On 28 April 2014, 683 individuals were sentenced to death following a trial held by the Criminal Court in Minya, Egypt. According to reports, the 683 […]
April 23, 2014
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Execution of Pavel Selyun

Pavel Selyun (24) was executed by authorities in Belarus, the first execution since 2012.The exact date of Mr Selyun’s execution is not clear; his lawyer and […]
April 14, 2014
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Imminent execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari

Reyhaneh Jabbari was sentenced to death by a Criminal Court in Tehran in 2009 for the alleged murder of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of […]
April 14, 2014
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Gabon and El Salvador’s official accession to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Gabon acceded to the Second Optional Protocol on 2 April 2014. The country had abolished the death penalty for all crimes in February 2010. El Salvador […]
April 10, 2014
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Imminent execution of Ramiro Hérnandez Llanas

Ramiro Hérnandez Llanas, a Mexican national, is under imminent risk of execution by authorities in the US state of Texas. The execution, which is reportedly scheduled […]
April 10, 2014
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Execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, in Texas, US

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) condemns the execution by lethal injection of Mexican national Ramiro Hernández Llanas (44) in Texas, United States of […]
March 28, 2014
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Mass death sentences in Egypt

Following a trial held on 23 and 24 March 2014, 529 individuals were sentenced to the death by the criminal court in Minya, Egypt Please read our […]