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December 15, 2022

Adoption of the ninth UNGA resolution on a moratorium on the use of the death penalty

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) welcomes the adoption of the ninth United Nations General Assembly resolution on a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.
December 5, 2022

Minors in Iran could face death penalty on protest-related charges

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) is deeply concerned after hearing reports that suggest that three teenage protesters, who were arrested during the recent crackdowns on protests in Iran, face charges that carry the death penalty.
November 24, 2022

Kuwait resumes executions after more than five years by carrying out executions of seven persons

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) strongly condemns the executions of seven persons, including two women, carried out by authorities in Kuwait on Wednesday, 16 November 2022, after a five-year hiatus on executions.
November 21, 2022

ICDP Participates in the 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty

A delegation of the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) participated in the 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty, which was held in Berlin from 14 to 18 November 2022.
November 17, 2022

ICDP Launches How States abolish the Death Penalty: A Supplement of Case-Studies

ICDP announces the launch of How States abolish the Death Penalty: A Supplement of Case-Studies. This publication briefly describes the experiences of 21 states as they moved towards the abolition of the death penalty.
November 11, 2022

Mission to Malawi

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) undertook a mission to Lilongwe, Malawi between 29 October and 3 November 2022
October 11, 2022

A Public Event to Commemorate the World Day against the Death Penalty in Madrid

On 10 October, on the occasion of the 20th World Day against the Death Penalty, Commissioner O’Malley participated in a well-attended public event at the Bolívar Hall in Casa de América featuring a panel co-organized by the ICDP, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, EU and Cooperation titled “The Death Penalty in the Americas”
October 10, 2022

Statement by ICDP President Navi Pillay on the World Day against the Death Penalty

On the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, ICDP President Navi Pillay recorded the following statement commemorating the 20th anniversary of the World Day, calling on all countries and individuals to respect the most fundamental right: the right to life. 
September 30, 2022

ICDP participates in the high-level side event at the UN General Assembly on Pathways to Moratorium on the Use of Death Penalty: Effective and Good Practices from Member States

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) participated in a high-level side event tititled 'Pathways to Moratorium on the Use of Death Penalty