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August 5, 2016
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High-level Delegation visits Guyana to discuss issues related to the death penalty

A high-level delegation headed by Ms Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and current Commissioner of the International Commission against the Death Penalty, […]
August 3, 2016
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Four executions carried out by Indonesian authorities

The ICDP strongly condemns the executions of four men by Indonesian authorities on 29 July 2016. These executions mark the third set of executions carried out […]
July 21, 2016
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Guyana: Judicial Colloquium on the Abolition of the Death Penalty

On 20 July 2016, the International Commission against the Death Penalty in partnership with the European Union Delegation to Guyana, the Chancellor of the Judiciary of […]
July 8, 2016
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A Call to authorities in Republic of Maldives to halt an Imminent Execution

ICDP expresses its serious concerns at receiving reports that 23 year-old Maldivian national, Mr. Hussain Humaam Ahmed, is at risk of imminent execution by authorities in […]
May 12, 2016
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Belarus carries out an execution

The International Commission against the Death Penalty strongly condemns the reported execution of Syarhey Iwanow that was carried out by the authorities in Belarus. The reports […]
April 26, 2016
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Official Signature Ceremony of the Founding Act in Madrid

ICDP held, on 25 April 2016 in Madrid, the Official Signature Ceremony of the Founding Act of ICDP as an organization according to Spanish law. Participants […]
April 6, 2016
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Three executions carried out by Malaysian authorities

On 25 March 2016, Malaysian authorities carried out the executions of three men. The three men, Gunasegar Pitchaymuthu, 35, Ramesh Jayakumar, 34, and his brother Sasivarnam […]
April 6, 2016
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Two executions carried out by Japan authorities

On 25 March 2016 of two persons: 75 year old man Yasutoshi Kamata and 56 year old woman Junko Yoshida were executed in Japan. Executions in […]
December 8, 2015
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Mongolia abolishes the Death Penalty

On 3 December 2015, the legislators in Mongolia took a historic vote supporting the coming into effect of a new Criminal Code, which abolishes capital punishment […]
December 1, 2015
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ICDP Commissioner Ibrahim Najjar awarded with the Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic: “No democracy without the abolition of the death penalty”

On 27 November Former Justice Minister of Lebanon was awarded with the Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic by the Spanish Ambassador in Lebanon Milagros Hernando […]