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January 31, 2014

ICDP supports “Universities against the Death Penalty”

“Universities against Death Penalty” aims to be a global network of universities that use their voice and their symbolic power in the work against capital punishment. […]
February 12, 2014

Washington State Governor declares moratorium on executions

On 11 of February Governor Jay Inslee declared a moratorium on executions in Washington State, USA (US), Governor Inslee said the moratorium would last for as […]
March 28, 2014

Mass death sentences in Egypt

Following a trial held on 23 and 24 March 2014, 529 individuals were sentenced to the death by the criminal court in Minya, Egypt Please read our […]
April 1, 2014

Imminent execution of Ramiro Hérnandez Llanas

Ramiro Hérnandez Llanas, a Mexican national, is under imminent risk of execution by authorities in the US state of Texas. The execution, which is reportedly scheduled […]
April 10, 2014

Execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, in Texas, US

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) condemns the execution by lethal injection of Mexican national Ramiro Hernández Llanas (44) in Texas, United States of […]
April 14, 2014

Gabon and El Salvador’s official accession to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Gabon acceded to the Second Optional Protocol on 2 April 2014. The country had abolished the death penalty for all crimes in February 2010. El Salvador […]
April 14, 2014

Imminent execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari

Reyhaneh Jabbari was sentenced to death by a Criminal Court in Tehran in 2009 for the alleged murder of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of […]
April 23, 2014

Execution of Pavel Selyun

Pavel Selyun (24) was executed by authorities in Belarus, the first execution since 2012.The exact date of Mr Selyun’s execution is not clear; his lawyer and […]
April 29, 2014

683 death sentences in Egypt

On 28 April 2014, 683 individuals were sentenced to death following a trial held by the Criminal Court in Minya, Egypt. According to reports, the 683 […]