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December 13, 2013
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More executions in Japan

Two men were executed in Japan on 12 December Mitsuo Fujishima, 55, who murdered his ex-wife’s aunt and a male company employee in 1986, was hanged […]
December 13, 2013
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First execution for crimes committed during Bangladesh Liberation War

On 12 December, Abdul Quader Mollah was executed in Bangladesh Abdul Quader Mollah, 65, was executed at Dhaka Central Jail following his conviction by Bangladesh’s International […]
December 5, 2013

8th ICDP meeting in Brussels: Commissioners meet EU and Belgium government

The International Commission against the Death Penalty held the 8th meeting of its Commissioners in Brussels on 2 and 3 of December 2013. During the two-day […]
November 19, 2013
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Indonesia – fifth execution in 2013

Muhammad Abdul Hafeez, a 44 year-old Pakistani national, was reportedly executed in secret on Sunday 17 November 2013 in South Tangerang. He was sentenced to death […]
November 8, 2013
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152 individuals sentenced to death following a mass trial in Dhaka, Bangladesh

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) condemns the death sentences handed down to 152 individuals following a mass trial in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 5 […]
October 23, 2013

International experts welcome efforts toward the abolition of the death penalty in South East Asia; Bangkok, 23 October 2013

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of the Kingdom of Thailand organized an expert […]
October 10, 2013

Celebrating World Day Against the Death Penalty, 10 October: Parliamentarians, a critical force in promoting the abolition of the death penalty

Panel discussion: Parliamentarians, a critical force in promoting the abolition of the death penalty The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) jointly with the Inter-Parliamentary […]
October 2, 2013
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Support grows for UN Protocol to abolish the death penalty – Guinea-Bissau and Angola

On 24 September 2013, Guinea-Bissau’s ratified the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death […]
September 26, 2013

ICDP delegation participates in the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2013, Warsaw, Poland

An ICDP delegation was invited to participate by the OSCE on 2 October when it conducted a Working Session (Session 15) which focused on the Rule […]