Sunday 17 February 2019

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A Call to authorities in Republic of Maldives to halt an Imminent Execution

ICDP expresses its serious concerns at receiving reports that 23 year-old Maldivian national, Mr. Hussain Humaam Ahmed, is at risk of imminent execution by authorities in the Republic of Maldives. Mr. Ahmed was sentenced to …

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Belarus carries out an execution

The International Commission against the Death Penalty strongly condemns the reported execution of Syarhey Iwanow that was carried out by the authorities in Belarus. The reports of the

ICDP Commissioners with Spanish Secretary of State Ybañez Rubio and Ambassador Muriel and ICDP Secretary General Asunta Vivo Cavaller

Official Signature Ceremony of the Founding Act in Madrid

ICDP held, on 25 April 2016 in Madrid, the Official Signature Ceremony of the Founding Act of ICDP as an organization according to Spanish law. Participants in the ceremony


Two executions carried out by Japan authorities

On 25 March 2016 of two persons: 75 year old man Yasutoshi Kamata and 56 year old woman Junko Yoshida were executed in Japan. Executions in Japan are


Three executions carried out by Malaysian authorities

On 25 March 2016, Malaysian authorities carried out the executions of three men. The three men, Gunasegar Pitchaymuthu, 35, Ramesh Jayakumar, 34, and his brother Sasivarnam Jayakumar, 37,

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10th meeting of the Commission in Madrid

On 17 and 18 December 2015, ICDP held the 10th meeting of its Commissioners in Madrid. ICDP President Mr. Federico Mayor opened the meeting and welcomed three new Commissioners:


Mongolia abolishes the Death Penalty

On 3 December 2015, the legislators in Mongolia took a historic vote supporting the coming into effect of a new Criminal Code, which abolishes capital punishment for all


ICDP Commissioner Ibrahim Najjar awarded with the Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic: “No democracy without the abolition of the death penalty”

On 27 November Former Justice Minister of Lebanon was awarded with the Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic by the Spanish Ambassador in Lebanon Milagros Hernando Echevarria for


ICDP’s message on World Day against the Death Penalty

On the occasion of the 13th World Day against the Death Penalty, the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) renews its commitment to fight for a world


Miss Zainabo Sylvie Kayitesi new ICDP Commissioner

Ms Zainabo Sylvie Kayitesi, a former Minister and a highly respected voice of human rights from Africa, is joining the Members of the ICDP in our struggle to

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