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September 6, 2011

South Korea’s 5000th Day Without Executions

The International Commission against the Death Penalty congratulates South Korea on the occasion of its  5,000th day free of executions on 8 September 2011. Read the statement of […]
July 26, 2011

Belarus Executes Two Prisoners

According to a recent report by the state media, Aleh Hyrshkawtsow and Andey Burdyka have been executed in Belarus. They were sentenced to death in May […]
July 11, 2011

20th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the International […]
July 9, 2011

Execution of Humberto Leal García

On 7 July 2011 Mr Humberto Leal García, was executed despite unanimous calls from numerous countries in the world, International Organizations and NGOs urging to commute […]
July 1, 2011

Third Meeting of the ICDP

On 30 June and 1 July, the ICDP met in Madrid for the third time in order to debate on the situation of the death penalty […]
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.