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January 22, 2015
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Mr. Horacio Verbitsky new ICDP Commissioner

The President of the ICDP Mr Federico Mayor announced on 22 January that Mr. Horacio Verbitsky accepted to become the new member of the Commission. Mr […]
December 21, 2014

3rd Jakarta Human Rights Dialogue on Rights to Life and Moratorium of Death Penalty in the ASEAN Region

ICDP Commissioner Ioanna Kucuradi participated at the 3rd Jakarta Human Rights Dialogue on Rights to Life and Moratorium of Death Penalty in the ASEAN Region (JHRD) […]
December 20, 2014
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Increased vote at the UN General Assembly death penalty moratorium resolution- An important milestone in the path to global abolition of capital punishment

On 18 December 2014, a record number of countries – 117 –  supported the fifth UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution (A/RES/69/186) calling for a global moratorium […]
November 24, 2014

9th meeting of the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP), 24-25 November 2014

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) held the 9th meeting of its Commissioners in Geneva on 24 and 25 November 2014. The […]
November 10, 2014
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A new reported execution in Belarus

There is serious concern on the reports that the execution of 26 year-old Belarusian national, Alyaksandr Hrunou, was carried out by authorities in Belarus. According to […]
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 […]