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October 10, 2017
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Statement by the International Commission against the Death Penalty on the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty Death penalty: a fatal, inhuman practice that discriminates against the poor

We observe today the 15th World Day against the Death Penalty. As of today, 105 countries have abolished the death penalty for all crimes. In the […]
October 9, 2017
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12th meeting of Commissioners in Madrid

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) held the 12th meeting of its Commissioners in Madrid on 2 and 3 October 2017. ICDP […]
September 3, 2017

ICDP participates in the International Human Rights Summit in Madrid

ICDP President Federico Mayor Zaragoza participated at the closing ceremony of the Madrid Summit. This International Human Rights Conference organized by the WorldPride Madrid 2017 Organizing […]
September 3, 2017
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Mission to Jamaica

ICDP Commissioner Michèle Duvivier participated in a mission to Kingston (Jamaica) on 5 and 6 April 2017 together with Mark Pritchard, UK Member of Parliament who represented the All Party Parliamentary Group against the Death Penalty.
September 3, 2017

Mission to Uganda

The delegates ICDP Commissioner Bossuyt and Lord Purvis from the UK All Party Parliamentary Group visited Uganda on 20-21 April. They met with the Attorney General of Uganda, Hon. William Byaruhanga. They met with Dr Johnson Byabashaija, the Commissioner General of Prisons, and visited the Luzire Prison.
May 23, 2017

Mr Marc Bossuyt and Mr Marzuki Darusman new ICDP Commissioners

The International Commission against the Death Penalty warmly welcomes Baron Marc Bossuyt and Mr. Marzuki Darusman as its new Commissioners. Baron Marc Bossuyt is emeritus professor […]
May 17, 2017
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Mission to USA

A delegation of the ICDP consisting of former UN High Commissioner of Human Rights and ICDP Vice President Navi Pillay, former President of Switzerland and ICDP Vice President Ruth Dreifuss, former Prime Minister of Haiti ICDP Commissioner Michele Duvivier and former Governor of US state of New Mexico and ICDP Commissioner Bill Richardson visited New York between 14 and 16 May 2017.
May 5, 2017

Mission to Belarus

On 3 and 4 May, ICDP Executive Director was invited to Belarus to attend a meeting at the House of Representatives at the initiative of Mr. Naumovich, President of the Working Group on abolition of the Death Penalty, along with a delegate from the Death Penalty Project. The meeting was attended by over 40 Parliamentarians. There were also interviews with media.
March 29, 2017
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Eight executions planned to be carried out by Arkansas authorities

Eight executions planned to be carried out by Arkansas authorities. The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) is deeply concerned about recent news […]