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June 12, 2018

Launch of ICDP Publication, How States abolish the Death Penalty: 29 Case-Studies

ICDP announces the launch of its publication, how States abolish the Death Penalty: 29 Case-Studies. This publication briefly describes the experiences of 26 countries and 3 […]
July 13, 2018

Seven executions carried out by authorities in Japan

ICDP strongly condemns the executions of seven persons, all men, carried out by Japanese authorities on Friday, 6 July 2018. They were all members of the […]
July 30, 2018

Six more executions carried out by authorities in Japan

ICDP strongly condemns the executions of six persons, all men, carried out by Japanese authorities on Thursday, 26 July 2018. The executions were carried out by […]
March 21, 2019

ICDP welcomes former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark as its new Commissioner

ICDP warmly welcomes former Prime Minister of New Zealand and the former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Rt. Hon. Helen Clark as its […]
May 14, 2019

Governor Newsom´s order declaring moratorium on death penalty in California is a very welcome step moving away from the death penalty

ICDP warmly welcomes the Executive Order N-09-19 issued on 13 March 2019 by the Governor of US state of California Gavin Newsom which orders “(a)n executive […]
June 6, 2019

New Hampshire becomes the 21st US state to abolish the death penalty

The International Commission against the Death Penalty warmly welcomes the New Hampshire Senate´s historic vote on Thursday 30 May 2019 and the preceding vote by the […]
October 15, 2019

17th World Day against the Death Penalty

On the occasion of the 17th World Day against the Death Penalty, ICDP and the Embassies of Australia, Belgium, New Zealand and the UK in Spain […]
July 13, 2020

Contra la pena de muerte y hacia un mayor respeto y protección del derecho a la vida

El 15 de junio de 2020, el Fiscal General William P. Barr ordenó a la Oficina Federal de Prisiones de EEUU (BOP) que programara la ejecución […]
October 7, 2020

XV Annual Meeting of Commissioners under the leadership of President Judge Navi Pillay

On 7 October, ICDP will held its XV Annual Meeting of Commissioners under the leadership of President Judge Navi Pillay. The meeting will coincide with the 10th anniversary of the creation of the International Commission against the Death Penalty.