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April 14, 2014
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Imminent execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari

Reyhaneh Jabbari was sentenced to death by a Criminal Court in Tehran in 2009 for the alleged murder of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of […]
April 14, 2014
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Gabon and El Salvador’s official accession to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Gabon acceded to the Second Optional Protocol on 2 April 2014. The country had abolished the death penalty for all crimes in February 2010. El Salvador […]
April 11, 2014

Combatting Torture and Abolishing the Death Penalty in the OSCE Region: Two sides of the same coin?

ICDP Commissioner Ioanna Kuçuradi participated in the side event “Combatting Torture and Abolishing the Death Penalty in the OSCE Region: two sides of the same coin?” that took […]
April 10, 2014
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Execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, in Texas, US

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) condemns the execution by lethal injection of Mexican national Ramiro Hernández Llanas (44) in Texas, United States of […]
April 1, 2014
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Imminent execution of Ramiro Hérnandez Llanas

Ramiro Hérnandez Llanas, a Mexican national, is under imminent risk of execution by authorities in the US state of Texas. The execution, which is reportedly scheduled […]
March 28, 2014
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Mass death sentences in Egypt

Following a trial held on 23 and 24 March 2014, 529 individuals were sentenced to the death by the criminal court in Minya, Egypt Please read our […]
March 27, 2014
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Mission to Delaware, US

On 27 March Commissioner Bill Richardson visited the US State of Delaware to lend his and ICDP’s support to the efforts to repeal the death penalty in Delaware. He was accompanied by the ICDP Secretary- General Asunta Vivo Cavaller
February 27, 2014

High Level Panel Discussion on the Question of the Death Penalty

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) organized a High Level Panel Discussion on the Question of the Death Penalty, on […]
February 25, 2014

UN Human Rights Council event on International Actions with the view to abolishing the death penalty

On the occasion of the high-level segment of the Human Rights Council, the Permanent Missions of Algeria, Argentina, France, Italy, Mexico, Norway and Switzerland and the International […]