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October 15, 2021

Sierra Leone abolishes death penalty

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) warmly welcomes the signature by Sierra Leone´s President Julius Maada Bio, on 8 October 2021
October 8, 2021

Director of Policy Rajiv Narayan participated in the webinar “The Overlooked. She is the Vortex of Death Penalty”

On the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, Director of Policy Rajiv Narayan participated at the Institute for Crime Justice Reform ( ICJR) Research Dissemination webinar
October 8, 2021

19th World Day against the Death Penalty focuses on “Women and the death penalty, an invisible reality”

On 10 October, ICDP commemorates the World Day against the Death Penalty. This year, the World Day against the Death Penalty focuses on a special and very relevant topic: “Women and the death penalty, an invisible reality”
July 24, 2021

Sierra Leone Parliament votes a Bill abolishing the death penalty

On 23 July 2021, the Parliament of Sierra Leone, voted in favour of a Bill abolishing the death penalty. ICDP notes that this vote is the culmination of earlier commitments made by Government authorities
July 5, 2021

USA Attorney General orders halt to federal executions

On 1 July 2021, Attorney General Merrick Garland ordered to halt federal executions in the USA
July 1, 2021

ICDP held the 16th Meeting of its Commissioners on 1 July 2021

On 1 July 2021, ICDP held the 16th Meeting of its Commissioners. The Meeting was held online due to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic
June 30, 2021

ICDP Comissioner Marzuki Darusman participated in the report launch “Investigating attitudes to the death penalty in Indonesia”

ICDP Commissioner Marzuki Darusman participated in the two-part report launch "Investigating attitudes to the death penalty in Indonesia". The research was commissioned by The Death Penalty Project
June 22, 2021

ICDP welcomes former Governor Martin O´Malley as its new Commissioner

ICDP warmly welcomes former Governor of the US state of Maryland Martin O´Malley as its new Commissioner
April 19, 2021

ICDP Commissioner Marta Santos Pais participated in the international Conference on the death penalty organized by the Portuguese Presidency of the EU on 4 May

ICDP Commissioner Marta Santos Pais will participate in the International Conference on the Death Penalty organized by the Portuguese Presidency of the EU. The International conference will take place on 4 May