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April 28, 2022

Singaporean authorities carry out the execution of 34-year-old intellectually disabled Malaysian national Nagaenthran Dharmalingam

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) strongly condemns the carrying out of the execution of 34-year-old Malaysian national Nagaenthran Dharmalingam by Singaporean authorities
March 30, 2022

Kazakhstan became the 90th State to ratify the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICDP warmly welcomes Kazakhstan´s ratification, on 24 March 2022, of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Second Optional Protocol), aiming at the abolition of the death penalty
March 15, 2022

81 executions carried out in one day by authorities in Saudi Arabia

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) strongly condemns the reported executions of 81 persons carried out in one day, 12 March 2022, by Saudi Arabian authorities
March 14, 2022

ICDP mourns the passing away of Renny Cushing a powerful victim-abolitionist advocate who led the efforts to successfully repeal the death penalty in New Hampshire in 2019

It is with great sadness that ICDP mourns the demise of the advocate for the abolition of the death penalty and our friend Renny Cushing
February 18, 2022

ICDP´s Honorary Commissioner Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero met with Ambassador Petri Fabrizio, Italy´s Special Envoy for Human Rights of LGBTIQ+ persons

On 15 February 2022, ICDP´s Honorary Commissioner Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero met with Ambassador Petri Fabrizio, Italy´s Special Envoy for Human Rights of LGBTIQ+
February 2, 2022

Papua New Guinea takes historic steps towards abolishing the death penalty

CDP warmly welcomes the vote of a bill to abolish the death penalty by the Parliament of Papua New Guinea on 20 January 2022. The historic vote follows the welcome announcement by Prime Minister James Marape
December 10, 2021

ICDP receives the 2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe at the Portuguese Parliament

On 9 December 2021, the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) received the prestigious 2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe. ICDP was represented by Commissioner Marta Santos Pais in person
December 9, 2021

Commissioner Hanne Sophie Greve participated in the Oslo Peace Days 2021 conference on the Efforts Towards the Abolition of the Death Penalty

On 8 December 2021, The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Research Group on Human Rights, Armed Conflicts, and the Law of Peace and Security organized a conference on international, regional and national efforts towards ensuring the abolition
December 3, 2021

ICDP receives the 2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe in Lisbon

On 9 December 2021, the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) will receive the prestigious 2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe