Saturday 05 September 2015


Togo becomes 82nd State Party to the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR

On 10 July 2015 by the government of the Togolese Republic acceded to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty. The …

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138 executions carried out by Pakistan authorities since December 2014

As of 3 June, authorities in Pakistan have carried out at least 138 executions ...Read More


Nebraska (United States) abolishes the death penalty

Nebraska became the 19th state in the United States to abolish capital punishment when ...Read More


Suriname abolishes the death penalty

On 13 April 2015 the criminal code in Suriname came into effect, which effectively ...Read More


Eight executions carried out by Indonesian authorities

On 29 April, the Indonesian authorities carried out the executions of eight men, all ...Read More


Navanethem Pillay new ICDP Commissioner

ICDP warmly welcomes Ms Navi Pillay as its new Commissioner. Ms Navi Pillay, the ...Read More



ICDP President meets with Pope Francis

On 20 March 2015, ICDP President Mr Federico Mayor met....Read More


ICDP Commissioners participate in the biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty at the 28th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

On 4 March 2014, ICDP Commissioners Mr Mohammed Bedjaoui and....Read More


Third session on the death penalty by Helsinki Spain

On 5 March, President Mayor participated in the “III Session....Read More


9th meeting of the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP), 24-25 November 2014

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission)....Read More


3rd Jakarta Human Rights Dialogue on Rights to Life and Moratorium of Death Penalty in the ASEAN Region

ICDP Commissioner Ioanna Kucuradi participated at the 3rd Jakarta Human....Read More

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