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November 9, 2012
death penalty

California vote shows tide turning against death penalty in the USA

On 6 November Californian voters chose by a narrow margin to retain the state’s death penalty. The result of the vote is disappointing but the fact […]
November 1, 2012
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Commissioners urge voters to repeal the death penalty in California

Members of the International Commission against the Death Penalty issued a statement urging Californian citizens to vote ‘yes’ on Proposition 34 on 6th November 2012.  Proposition […]
October 31, 2012
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Mr Rodriguez Zapatero former Prime Minister of Spain is Honorary Member of the ICDP

Mr Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, former Prime Minister of Spain, becomes an Honorary Member of the Commission. Mr. Zapatero was the driving force behind the 2010 […]
October 29, 2012
death penalty

Risk of imminent executions in Nigeria

The International Commission against the Death Penalty called for a halt to the planned executions of Daniel Nsofor and Osayinwinde Agbomien in Edo State, Nigeria. The […]
October 29, 2012
death penalty

Californian voters can show global leadership on death penalty

The International Commission against the Death Penalty called on voters in California to reject the death penalty in a public vote on 6 November 2012.  A […]
October 9, 2012

ICDP public event on occasion of World Day, 9 October 2012 Madrid

On the 9th of October, on the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty (10 of October), ICDP hosted a public debate with members […]
October 4, 2012

6th Meeting of the International Commission against the Death Penalty, 8-9 October 2012 Madrid

The International Commission against the Death Penalty gathered in Madrid on 8th October 2012 for its 6th meeting. The meeting was the occasion for a productive […]
October 4, 2012

EU event in Geneva on the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, 10 October

The International Commission against the Death Penalty welcomes the European Union event, Abolition of the death penalty – Ten years of joint efforts. The panel was cosponsored […]
September 30, 2012
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The Republic of Madagascar signs the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aiming at the abolition of the death penalty

On 24th September 2012 Madagascar signed the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death […]