February 9, 2024
It is with profound sorrow that the International Commission against the Death Penalty announces the passing away of our Commissioner Robert Badinter on 9 February 2024.
January 25, 2024
ICDP Commissioners wrote an open letter addressed to the Honorable Kay Ellen Ivey, Governor of the State of Alabama, to express their deep concern regarding the execution of 58-year-old Kenneth Eugene Smith.
December 26, 2023
The International Commission against the Death Penalty, the human rights NGO Reprieve and the Ministry of Justice in Zambia cooperated in organizing an important dialogue initiative
December 13, 2023
The International Commission against the Death Penalty was honoured on 11 December with the prestigious 2023 René Cassin Human Rights Award (René Cassin Award) for its advocacy for the abolition of capital punishment worldwide.
November 29, 2023
The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) is happily honoured to announce that the Commission has been awarded the prestigious Premio René Cassin de Derechos Humanos (René Cassin Human Rights Award)
September 19, 2023
A delegation of the International Commission Against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) led by Commissioners Gloria Magapagal Arroyo, Ruth Dreifuss and Marzuki Darusman concluded its mission to Indonesia.
September 14, 2023
An ICDP delegation led by Commissioners Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former President of the Philippines, and Ruth Dreifuss, former President of Switzerland, visited Kuala Lumpur on 13 and 14 September to congratulate the Malaysian Government for abolishing the mandatory death penalty.
September 4, 2023
It is with profound sorrow that the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) announces the passing away, on 2 September 2023, of ICDP Honorary Commissioner Governor Bill Richardson.
July 27, 2023
The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) warmly welcomes the momentous vote by Ghana's parliament to abolish the death penalty.
July 12, 2023
ICDP participated in the Regional Congress on the Death Penalty in Amman: Vice President Ibrahim Najjar participated with a pre-recorded message, which was broadcast during the opening ceremony on 11 July 2023.