News

March 14, 2022

ICDP mourns the passing away of Renny Cushing a powerful victim-abolitionist advocate who led the efforts to successfully repeal the death penalty in New Hampshire in 2019

It is with great sadness that ICDP mourns the demise of the advocate for the abolition of the death penalty and our friend Renny Cushing
March 15, 2022

81 executions carried out in one day by authorities in Saudi Arabia

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) strongly condemns the reported executions of 81 persons carried out in one day, 12 March 2022, by Saudi Arabian authorities
March 30, 2022

Kazakhstan became the 90th State to ratify the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICDP warmly welcomes Kazakhstan´s ratification, on 24 March 2022, of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Second Optional Protocol), aiming at the abolition of the death penalty
April 28, 2022

Singaporean authorities carry out the execution of 34-year-old intellectually disabled Malaysian national Nagaenthran Dharmalingam

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) strongly condemns the carrying out of the execution of 34-year-old Malaysian national Nagaenthran Dharmalingam by Singaporean authorities
June 22, 2022

ICDP participates in the International Congress against the Death Penalty

On 19 and 20 May 2022, the ICDP Secretariat was invited to the International Congress against the Death Penalty: Opinio Iuris and International Law, an event organized by the Network for the Abolition of the Death Penalty and Cruel Punishment