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New Hampshire becomes the 21st US state to abolish the death penalty

The International Commission against the Death Penalty warmly welcomes the New Hampshire Senate´s historic vote on Thursday 30 May 2019 and the preceding vote by the state´s House of Representatives on 23 May, which abolishes …

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ICDP welcomes former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark as its new Commissioner

ICDP warmly welcomes former Prime Minister of New Zealand and the former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Rt. Hon. Helen Clark as its new Commissioner. For

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Governor Newsom´s order declaring moratorium on death penalty in California is a very welcome step moving away from the death penalty

ICDP warmly welcomes the Executive Order N-09-19 issued on 13 March 2019 by the Governor of US state of California Gavin Newsom which orders “(a)n executive moratorium on

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Six more executions carried out by authorities in Japan

ICDP strongly condemns the executions of six persons, all men, carried out by Japanese authorities on Thursday, 26 July 2018. The executions were carried out by hanging at

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Seven executions carried out by authorities in Japan

ICDP strongly condemns the executions of seven persons, all men, carried out by Japanese authorities on Friday, 6 July 2018. They were all members of the Aum Supreme

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Launch of ICDP Publication, How States abolish the Death Penalty: 29 Case-Studies

ICDP announces the launch of its publication, how States abolish the Death Penalty: 29 Case-Studies. This publication briefly describes the experiences of 26 countries and 3 USA states

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ICDP welcomes former President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj as its new Commissioner

The International Commission against the Death Penalty warmly welcomes former President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj as its new Commissioner. For further information, please read of our press statement

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ICDP mourns the death of ICDP Commissioner Asma Jahangir

It is with great sadness that the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) announces the passing away, on 11 February, of ICDP Commissioner Ms. Asma Jilani Jahangir. For

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Statement by the International Commission against the Death Penalty on the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty Death penalty: a fatal, inhuman practice that discriminates against the poor

We observe today the 15th World Day against the Death Penalty. As of today, 105 countries have abolished the death penalty for all crimes. In the past 25

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Eight executions planned to be carried out by Arkansas authorities

Eight executions planned to be carried out by Arkansas authorities. The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) is deeply concerned about recent news reports suggesting

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