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March 21, 2019
Helen Clark Commissioner ICDP

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 […]
July 30, 2018
death penalty

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 […]
July 13, 2018
death penalty

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 […]
June 12, 2018
death penalty

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 […]
February 22, 2018
death penalty

ICDP welcomes former President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj as its new Commissioner

The International Commission against the Death Penalty warmly welcomes former President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj as its new Commissioner. For further information, please read of our […]
February 20, 2018

Open Letter to Governor of Alabama MS Kay Ivey

ICDP President Navi Pillay, Vice- President Ruth Dreifuss and Commissioner Gov Richardson have written an Open Letter to the Governor of Alabama Ms Kay Ivey to […]
February 12, 2018
death penalty

ICDP mourns the death of ICDP Commissioner Asma Jahangir

It is with great sadness that the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) announces the passing away, on 11 February, of ICDP Commissioner Ms. Asma […]
October 10, 2017
death penalty

Statement by the International Commission against the Death Penalty on the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty Death penalty: a fatal, inhuman practice that discriminates against the poor

We observe today the 15th World Day against the Death Penalty. As of today, 105 countries have abolished the death penalty for all crimes. In the […]
May 23, 2017

Mr Marc Bossuyt and Mr Marzuki Darusman new ICDP Commissioners

The International Commission against the Death Penalty warmly welcomes Baron Marc Bossuyt and Mr. Marzuki Darusman as its new Commissioners. Baron Marc Bossuyt is emeritus professor […]
March 29, 2017
death penalty

Eight executions planned to be carried out by Arkansas authorities

Eight executions planned to be carried out by Arkansas authorities. The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) is deeply concerned about recent news […]