Wednesday 17 September 2014

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Another “botched” execution in United States

On 23 July 2014 of Joseph Wood was executed by authorities in the US state of Arizona. Mr Wood, 55, was executed by lethal injection. The execution lasted 117 minutes causing prolonged pain and cruelty …

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Another “botched” execution in United States

On 23 July 2014 of Joseph Wood was executed by authorities in the US ...Read More

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Singapore executes two men and resumes executions after more than three years

On 18 July 2014 the Central Narcotics Bureau announced the executions of two men, ...Read More

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Unprecedented ruling by US District Court Judge declares California’s death penalty system unconstitutional

On 16 July 2014, District Judge Cormac J. Carney passed a historic ruling ...Read More

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Japan carries out first execution in 2014

Masanori Kawasaki, 68, was executed on 26 June 2014 at Osaka Detention Center. Mr. Kawasaki ...Read More

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Egypt resumes executions amid mass death sentences

Seven persons were reportedly executed on 16 and 19 June 2014 by authorities in ...Read More

Events

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Side-Event on the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

On 18 June 2014, the International Commission against the Death....Read More

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ICDP mission to Lebanon

The President of the International Commission against the Death Penalty....Read More

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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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