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December 7, 2011
death penalty

Belarus sentences two prisoners to death

On 30 November 2011, Belarus imposed the death sentence on Dmitry Kanavalaw and Uladzislaw Kavalyow. The two men were found guilty by the Supreme Court of […]
November 30, 2011

More than 1’300 Join the Worldwide Celebrations “Cities for Life – Cities against the Death Penalty”

On the occasion of the 30 November, the day on which more than thousand cities celebrate the value of human life, the International Commission against the […]
November 23, 2011
death penalty

Governor of Oregon Announces Moratorium on Death Penalty

On 22 November 2011, the Governor of the US state Oregon John Kitzhauber announced a moratorium on the use of the death penalty in that state. […]
November 21, 2011

Robert Badinter is Awarded Medal of Cesare Beccaria

On 18 November, Robert Badinter was awarded the Medal of Cesare Beccaria for his constant fight against the death penalty. The ceremony was held at the […]
November 19, 2011

Idaho Ends 17-year de facto Moratorium

Death row prisoner Paul Ezra Rhoades was executed on 18 November 2011. He was sentenced to death for murdering Susan Michelbacher and Stacy Baldwin in 1987. […]
October 17, 2011

African Conference against the Death Penalty (Kigali, 13-14 October 2011)

On 13-14 October, Kigali was the venue of the Regional Conference on the Abolition and/or Moratorium on the Execution of the Death Penalty. The conference was […]
October 17, 2011

International Conference on the Death Penalty in the Greater Caribbean

On 17-19 October, the First International Conference on the Death Penalty in the Greater Caribbean has taken place in Madrid. It was organized by the Community […]
October 15, 2011

A Series of Events in Vienna throughout November Galvanize the Worldwide Abolitionist Movement

In November 2011, a series of events will take place in Vienna in order to draw attention to the history of the death penalty in Austria, […]
October 12, 2011

4th Meeting of the ICDP: First Anniversary and Permanent Installation in Geneva

On 10 and 11 October, the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICPD) met in Geneva in order to discuss strategies to strengthen the abolitionist trends […]