September 12, 2013

Japan: 73 year-old man executed

Tokuhisa Kumagai, aged 73, was hanged at Tokyo Detention Center on 12 September 2013. Tokuhisa Kumagai was initially sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder and […]
September 25, 2013

India – death sentence for men convicted of gang-rape

On September 13 a court in New Delhi sentenced to death four men convicted of the gang-rape and murder of a young woman. For further information, […]
October 2, 2013

Support grows for UN Protocol to abolish the death penalty – Guinea-Bissau and Angola

On 24 September 2013, Guinea-Bissau’s ratified the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death […]
November 8, 2013

152 individuals sentenced to death following a mass trial in Dhaka, Bangladesh

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) condemns the death sentences handed down to 152 individuals following a mass trial in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 5 […]
November 19, 2013

Indonesia – fifth execution in 2013

Muhammad Abdul Hafeez, a 44 year-old Pakistani national, was reportedly executed in secret on Sunday 17 November 2013 in South Tangerang. He was sentenced to death […]
December 13, 2013

First execution for crimes committed during Bangladesh Liberation War

On 12 December, Abdul Quader Mollah was executed in Bangladesh Abdul Quader Mollah, 65, was executed at Dhaka Central Jail following his conviction by Bangladesh’s International […]
December 13, 2013

More executions in Japan

Two men were executed in Japan on 12 December Mitsuo Fujishima, 55, who murdered his ex-wife’s aunt and a male company employee in 1986, was hanged […]
December 20, 2013

Imminent execution of Edgar Tamayo Arias

Edgar Tamayo Arias, Mexican national, is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 22 January 2014 in Texas. Edgar Tamayo, 46, was sentenced to death without […]
January 23, 2014

Execution of Edgar Tamayo Arias, in Texas, US

The International Commission against the Death Penalty, condemns the execution of Mexican national Edgar Tamayo Arias (46) in Texas, United States of America (US) on 22 […]