Thursday 23 November 2017

All posts tagged 2011

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Belarus sentences two prisoners to death

On 30 November 2011, Belarus imposed the death sentence on Dmitry Kanavalaw and Uladzislaw Kavalyow. The two men were found guilty by the Supreme Court of Belarus for the bombing of the Minsk subway on …

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Governor of Oregon Announces Moratorium on Death Penalty

On 22 November 2011, the Governor of the US state Oregon John Kitzhauber announced a moratorium on the use of the death

Troy Davis Executed Although Serious Doubts Persisted

On 21 September, Afro-American Troy Davis was executed by lethal injection in the US State of Georgia, although serious doubts had been raised repeatedly about the fairness of

Imminent Execution of Manuel Valle in Florida, United States

Mr. Manuel Valle, who has been 33 years on death row and was sentenced to death in 1978 for murdering a police officer, is at imminent risk execution.

Iran Publicly Executes a 17 Year Old

Alizera Molla-Soltani, a 17 year old juvenile, was publicly hanged in public square in Karaj on 21 September. Alizera Molla-Soltani was sentenced to death for killing a popular

South Korea’s 5000th Day Without Executions

The International Commission against the Death Penalty congratulates South Korea on the occasion of its  5,000th day free of executions on 8 September 2011. Read the

Benin’s National Assembly Gives Green Light for the Abolition of the Death Penalty

Benin’s National Assembly voted in favour of ratifying the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Once the bill of ratification is deposited, Benin

Belarus Executes Two Prisoners

According to a recent report by the state media, Aleh Hyrshkawtsow and Andey Burdyka have been executed in Belarus. They were sentenced to death in May 2010 and,

20th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the International Commission

Execution of Humberto Leal García

On 7 July 2011 Mr Humberto Leal García, was executed despite unanimous calls from numerous countries in the world, International Organizations and NGOs urging to commute his death

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