NEWS



November 24, 2022

Kuwait resumes executions after more than five years by carrying out executions of seven persons

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) strongly condemns the executions of seven persons, including two women, carried out by authorities in Kuwait on Wednesday, 16 November 2022, after a five-year hiatus on executions.
October 11, 2022

A Public Event to Commemorate the World Day against the Death Penalty in Madrid

On 10 October, on the occasion of the 20th World Day against the Death Penalty, Commissioner O’Malley participated in a well-attended public event at the Bolívar Hall in Casa de América featuring a panel co-organized by the ICDP, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, EU and Cooperation titled “The Death Penalty in the Americas”
October 10, 2022

Statement by ICDP President Navi Pillay on the World Day against the Death Penalty

On the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, ICDP President Navi Pillay recorded the following statement commemorating the 20th anniversary of the World Day, calling on all countries and individuals to respect the most fundamental right: the right to life. 
September 30, 2022

ICDP participates in the high-level side event at the UN General Assembly on Pathways to Moratorium on the Use of Death Penalty: Effective and Good Practices from Member States

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) participated in a high-level side event tititled 'Pathways to Moratorium on the Use of Death Penalty