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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 […]
April 14, 2011

President of the ICDP Federico Mayor Speaks at the Parliamentary Assembly Session in Strasbourg

On 14 April 2011, the President of the International Commission against the Death Penalty, Federico Mayor, gave a speech as a keynote speaker during the spring session […]
April 13, 2011

ICDP Participates at Side Event Organized by the International Society for Social Defence and Academicsforabolition in Vienna

On 11 April 2011, the International Academic Network for the Abolition of the Death Penalty (REPECAP) and the International Society for Social Defence, Fondazione Centro Nazionale […]
April 8, 2011

Malaysian Man Faces Execution in Singapore for Drug-Trafficking

23-year-old Malaysian citizen Yong Vui Kong faces the risk of being executed in Singapore. He was sentenced to death in January 2009 for drug-trafficking. Read the statement […]
March 25, 2011

Member of the ICDP Ruth Dreifuss Meets with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

On 24 March 2011, Ruth Dreifuss, Member of the ICDP and former President of Switzerland, accompanied by the Secretary-General of the ICDP Asunta Vivó, met with […]