Sunday 19 April 2015

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ICDP President meets with Pope Francis

On 20 March 2015, ICDP President Mr Federico Mayor met Pope Francis in a private audience at the Vatican and discussed issues related to the abolition of the death penalty and areas of mutual cooperation …

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News

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Indonesia carries out executions of six people

On 18 January, the Indonesian authorities carried out the executions of six people, including ...Read More

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Mr. Horacio Verbitsky new ICDP Commissioner

The President of the ICDP Mr Federico Mayor announced on 22 January that Mr. ...Read More

New York City: UN headquarters

Increased vote at the UN General Assembly death penalty moratorium resolution- An important milestone in the path to global abolition of capital punishment

On 18 December 2014, a record number of countries – 117 –  supported the ...Read More

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A new reported execution in Belarus

There is serious concern on the reports that the execution of 26 year-old Belarusian ...Read More

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Pope Francis calls for the abolition of the death penalty

Pope Francis made a strong call to abolish capital punishment during a speech on ...Read More

Events

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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

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Third session on the death penalty by Helsinki Spain

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

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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

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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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ICDP Commissioners participate in events commemorating the 12th World Day against the Death Penalty

ICDP Commissioners observed the World Day against the Death Penalty....Read More

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