Friday 26 April 2019

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Four executions carried out by Indonesian authorities

The ICDP strongly condemns the executions of four men by Indonesian authorities on 29 July 2016. These executions mark the third set of executions carried out after President Joko Widodo assumed office in October 2014; …

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From left to right: Mr Ivan Šimonović, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Emeritus Professor Marc Bossuyt, Emeritus President of the Constitutional Court of Belgium, Ms Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and current Commissioner of the International Commission against the Death Penalty and Honourable Justice Carl A Singh, OR; CCH, Chancellor of the Judiciary

Guyana: Judicial Colloquium on the Abolition of the Death Penalty

On 20 July 2016, the International Commission against the Death Penalty in partnership with the European Union Delegation to Guyana, the Chancellor of the Judiciary of the Government


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


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

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