NEWS



July 9, 2011

Execution of Humberto Leal García

On 7 July 2011 Mr Humberto Leal García, was executed despite unanimous calls from numerous countries in the world, International Organizations and NGOs urging to commute […]
June 22, 2011

Imminent Execution of Mexican National in the USA at Odds with binding ICJ Judgement

Humberto Leal García, Mexican national, was arrested in 1994, subsequently tried and finally sentenced to death in Texas, without ever having been informed about his right […]
June 3, 2011

Two Indian Citizens are at Imminent Risk of Execution

Two Indian citizens, Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar and Mahendra Nath Das, are at imminent risk of execution, after the President of India rejected their mercy petition. […]
June 1, 2011

8th Constitution Amendment Bill Could Reduce Drastically Fundamental Rights and Freedoms for Prisoners Sentenced to Death in Belize

8th Constitution Amendment Bill Could Reduce Drastically Fundamental Rights and Freedoms for Prisoners Sentenced to Death in Belize. Read the statement of the ICDP.
May 18, 2011

Execution of a Juvenile Offender in Iran

Hashem Hamidi a juvenile offender has been executed in the town of Ahvaz in southern Iran. Read the statement of the ICDP on the execution of Hashem Hamidi.
April 29, 2011

Four Persons at Risk of Execution in Bahrain

In Bahrain, four persons are facing the risk of being executed. The outcome of their appeals made to a military court is still pending. There have been […]
April 28, 2011

Execution of Two Juvenile Offenders in Iran

Two Iranian juvenile offenders were executed in the town of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran on 20 April 2011 after being convicted for a rape and murder […]
April 8, 2011

Malaysian Man Faces Execution in Singapore for Drug-Trafficking

23-year-old Malaysian citizen Yong Vui Kong faces the risk of being executed in Singapore. He was sentenced to death in January 2009 for drug-trafficking. Read the statement […]
March 19, 2011

Taiwan Executes Five Prisoners

Taiwan executed five prisoners only one year after the resumption of the implementation of the death penalty which put an end to a de facto moratorium […]
March 19, 2011

Three Philippine Citizens at Risk of Execution in China

ccording to information received by the ICDP, three Philippine citizens are facing the risk of execution in China. They were convicted and sentenced to death for […]