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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 […]
September 30, 2012
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Japan executes two people

Yukinori Matsuda (m), aged 39, was hanged for the robbery and murder of a couple in 2003 and Sachiko Eto (f), aged 65, was hanged for […]
August 20, 2012
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Texas executes Marvin Wilson

Marvin Wilson was executed by lethal injection at Huntsville State Prison Texas, USA.    Marvin Wilson was executed despite the fact that he suffered from ‘mental […]
July 17, 2012

UNITED NATIONS: Moving away from the death penalty – Lessons from National experience

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) was invited by the United Nations to participate in a panel discussion on “Moving away from the death […]
July 8, 2012
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Republic of Benin’s accedes to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

On 5th July 2012 Benin acceded to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the […]
June 8, 2012
Japan 2012

Mission to Japan

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) visited Japan from 30 May to 2 June 2012 for meetings on the death penalty and to participate in a symposium on What Makes Criminal Justice Sustainable? The Symposium was organized by the Norwegian Embassy and Aoyama Gakuin University. (Photos by V.J.Luna, EU, 2012)