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 […]
February 14, 2014

Mission to Suriname

Commissioner Ruth Dreifuss and British Member of Parliament, Greg Mulholland are visiting Suriname on the 12th and 13th of February to discuss issues related to the abolition of death penalty with the Surinamese government.
February 12, 2014
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Washington State Governor declares moratorium on executions

On 11 of February Governor Jay Inslee declared a moratorium on executions in Washington State, USA (US), Governor Inslee said the moratorium would last for as […]
January 31, 2014
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ICDP supports “Universities against the Death Penalty”

“Universities against Death Penalty” aims to be a global network of universities that use their voice and their symbolic power in the work against capital punishment. […]
January 23, 2014
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Execution of Edgar Tamayo Arias, in Texas, US

The International Commission against the Death Penalty, condemns the execution of Mexican national Edgar Tamayo Arias (46) in Texas, United States of America (US) on 22 […]
December 20, 2013
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Imminent execution of Edgar Tamayo Arias

Edgar Tamayo Arias, Mexican national, is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 22 January 2014 in Texas. Edgar Tamayo, 46, was sentenced to death without […]