July 4, 2023

Malaysia’s mandatory death penalty abolition comes into effect

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) warmly welcomes recent developments related to Malaysia ́s Abolition of Mandatory Death Penalty Act 2023 (referred to as the Act 2023 hereafter) and the Revision of Sentence of Death and Imprisonment for Natural Life
September 14, 2023

ICDP mission to Malaysia

An ICDP delegation led by Commissioners Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former President of the Philippines, and Ruth Dreifuss, former President of Switzerland, visited Kuala Lumpur on 13 and 14 September to congratulate the Malaysian Government for abolishing the mandatory death penalty.