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October 30, 2014
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Execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari by authorities in Iran

On 25 October 2014 Iranian national Reyhaneh Jabbari was executed by authorities in the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran). On 7 July 2007, Reyhaneh Jabbari reportedly […]
October 30, 2014
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Pope Francis calls for the abolition of the death penalty

Pope Francis made a strong call to abolish capital punishment during a speech on 23 October. In an audience with delegates from the International Association of […]
October 24, 2014
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Executions of six men in Afghanistan: Open Letter by ICDP to new President Ghani

ICDP Commissioners wrote an Open Letter to the President of Afghanistan, Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, expressing their deep concern at the reported executions, by hanging, of […]
October 16, 2014

ICDP Commissioners participate in events commemorating the 12th World Day against the Death Penalty

ICDP Commissioners observed the World Day against the Death Penalty by participating in events organised in Geneva, Beirut and Madrid. Please read our statement. For further information:Article […]
October 10, 2014
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Political leadership is key for a world moving away from the death penalty

On the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, please find below an article by ICDP Commissioners. Article by ICDP Commissioners
October 9, 2014

Justice that kills – The death penalty in the 21st century

On the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty, the EU Delegation and the Permanent Mission of Italy to the UN in Geneva will […]
October 1, 2014

ICDP at United Nations high-level event at UNGA, New York on “Moving Away from the Death Penalty: National Leadership”

On 25 September, the United Nations (UN)’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights held a high-level event during the 69th session of the UN […]
October 1, 2014

ICDP at United Nations high-level event at UNGA, New York on “Moving Away from the Death Penalty: National Leadership”

On 25 September, the United Nations (UN)’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights held a high-level event during the 69th session of the UN […]
July 28, 2014
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Another “botched” execution in United States

On 23 July 2014 of Joseph Wood was executed by authorities in the US state of Arizona. Mr Wood, 55, was executed by lethal injection. The […]