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June 27, 2011

Message of the President of the ICDP, congratulating Professor Roger Hood on the occasion of the award of the Beccaria Medal in Salamanca

With the motive of the award of the Beccaria Medal to Professor Roger Hood for his longstanding work on the abolition of the death penalty, see […]
June 22, 2011

Imminent Execution of Mexican National in the USA at Odds with binding ICJ Judgement

Humberto Leal García, Mexican national, was arrested in 1994, subsequently tried and finally sentenced to death in Texas, without ever having been informed about his right […]
June 3, 2011

Two Indian Citizens are at Imminent Risk of Execution

Two Indian citizens, Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar and Mahendra Nath Das, are at imminent risk of execution, after the President of India rejected their mercy petition. […]
June 1, 2011

8th Constitution Amendment Bill Could Reduce Drastically Fundamental Rights and Freedoms for Prisoners Sentenced to Death in Belize

8th Constitution Amendment Bill Could Reduce Drastically Fundamental Rights and Freedoms for Prisoners Sentenced to Death in Belize. Read the statement of the ICDP.
May 26, 2011
Tajikistan 2011

Mission to Tajikistan

On 16-18, Ruth Dreifuss, Member of the ICDP and former President of Switzerland, undertook a country mission to Tajikistan in order to participate in the International Conference “Central Asia without Death Penalty” as well as to meet several key actors of the abolitionist process. Ms Dreifuss was accompanied by Christian Durisch, Coordinator/Advisor of the Secretariat of the ICDP.
May 18, 2011

Execution of a Juvenile Offender in Iran

Hashem Hamidi a juvenile offender has been executed in the town of Ahvaz in southern Iran. Read the statement of the ICDP on the execution of Hashem Hamidi.
May 6, 2011

African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

The African Commission on Human and Peoples´ Rights held its 49th Ordinary Session between the 28 of April and the 12 of May in Banjul, Gambia. For […]
April 29, 2011

Four Persons at Risk of Execution in Bahrain

In Bahrain, four persons are facing the risk of being executed. The outcome of their appeals made to a military court is still pending. There have been […]
April 28, 2011

Execution of Two Juvenile Offenders in Iran

Two Iranian juvenile offenders were executed in the town of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran on 20 April 2011 after being convicted for a rape and murder […]