Sunday 20 April 2014

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Gabon and El Salvador’s official accession to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Gabon acceded to the Second Optional Protocol on 2 April 2014. The country had abolished the death penalty for all crimes in February 2010. El Salvador acceded to Second Optional Protocol on 8 April 2014. …

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Gabon and El Salvador’s official accession to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Gabon acceded to the Second Optional Protocol on 2 April 2014. The country had ...Read More

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Imminent execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari

Reyhaneh Jabbari was sentenced to death by a Criminal Court in Tehran in 2009 ...Read More

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Execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, in Texas, US

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) condemns the execution by lethal injection ...Read More

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Imminent execution of Ramiro Hérnandez Llanas

Ramiro Hérnandez Llanas, a Mexican national, is under imminent risk of execution by authorities ...Read More

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Mass death sentences in Egypt

Following a trial held on 23 and 24 March 2014, 529 individuals were sentenced ...Read More

Events

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Combatting Torture and Abolishing the Death Penalty in the OSCE Region: Two sides of the same coin?

ICDP Commissioner Ioanna Kuçuradi participated in the side event....Read More

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ICDP Commissioner Bill Richardson visits the US state of Delaware to support efforts to repeal the death penalty

On 27 March Commissioner Bill Richardson visited the US State....Read More

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High Level Panel Discussion on the Question of the Death Penalty

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human....Read More

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UN Human Rights Council event on International Actions with the view to abolishing the death penalty

On the occasion of the high-level segment of the Human....Read More

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ICDP Country Mission to Suriname, 12-13 February 2014

Commissioner Ruth Dreifuss and British Member of Parliament, Greg Mulholland....Read More

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