Monday 20 February 2017

All posts tagged 2010

Adoption of the Third UNGA Resolution on a Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty

The International Commission against the Death Penalty welcomes the adoption of the UNGA resolution 65/206 on a moratorium on the use of the death penalty with a view to abolishing it. The resolution, which was adopted on 21 …

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Yemeni Child Offender Faces Execution

In Yemen, Fouad Ahmad Ali Abdallah al-Shehari faces the threat of execution. He was sentenced to death for a crime he committed when he was 16 years

Cuba Commutes Death Sentences of Two Prisoners

Cuba announced the commutation of the death sentences of the two Salvadoran prisoners who were convicted of terrorism for their role in a string of bombings

Kyrgyzstan Ratifies Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR

On 6 December 2010, Kyrgyzstan ratified the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The Second Optional Protocol aims at the abolition of the death

Former Wife of Iranian Football Player Executed

On 1 December 2010, Shala Jahed, a former "temporary wife" of a famous football player of Iran, was hanged in a prison in Teheran. Read the Statement by the ICDP on

Pakistani Woman Aasia Bibi Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy

A Pakistani court imposed the death sentence on Aasia Bibi on the gorunds of blasphemy. Read the statement by the

Threat of Execution of Child Offender Rizana Nafeek in Saudi Arabia

In October 2010, the Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia upheld the death sentence of Rizana Nafeek for a crime she committed when she was under 18.

Three Child Offenders Face Execution in Sudan

In Sudan, three alleged child offenders are facing the threat of being executed. They were sentenced to death by the Special Court in Darfur on 21

Risk of Execution of Iranian Woman Sakineh Ashtiani

According to several sources,Sakineh Ashtiani runs the risk of being stoned to death in the following days. ICDP adds its voice to the concern on this regard expressed

Former Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Sentenced to Death

The former Minister of Foregin Affairs of Iraq, Tariq Aziz, has been sentenced to death by the Iraqi Supreme Court. Read the statement by the ICDP in this

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