Monday 06 July 2020

All posts tagged 2011

Two Indian Citizens are at Imminent Risk of Execution

Two Indian citizens, Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar and Mahendra Nath Das, are at imminent risk of execution, after the President of India rejected their mercy petition. This would be the first execution in India since …

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8th Constitution Amendment Bill Could Reduce Drastically Fundamental Rights and Freedoms for Prisoners Sentenced to Death in Belize

The proposed 8th Constitution Amendment Bill tabled in the House of Representatives on 13 May 2011 would reduce drastically the fundamental rights and freedoms for the prisoners sentenced

Execution of a Juvenile Offender in Iran

Hashem Hamidi a juvenile offender has been executed in the town of Ahvaz in southern Iran. Read the statement of

Four Persons at Risk of Execution in Bahrain

In Bahrain, four persons are facing the risk of being executed. The outcome of their appeals made to a military court is still pending. There have been no executions

Execution of Two Juvenile Offenders in Iran

Two Iranian juvenile offenders were executed in the town of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran on 20 April 2011 after being convicted for a rape and murder when they

Malaysian Man Faces Execution in Singapore for Drug-Trafficking

23-year-old Malaysian citizen Yong Vui Kong faces the risk of being executed in Singapore. He was sentenced to death in January 2009 for drug-trafficking. Read the statement

Three Philippine Citizens at Risk of Execution in China

According to information received by the ICDP, three Philippine citizens are facing the risk of execution in China. They were

Illinois Abolishes the Death Penalty

On the 9 March 2011, Governor Pat Quinn of the US State of Illinois eventually signed the bill into law which brings about the abolition of the death

Taiwan Executes Five Prisoners

Taiwan executed five prisoners only one year after the resumption of the implementation of the death penalty which put an end to a de facto moratorium

Dramatic Increase of Executions in Iran

Several organizations have registered a dramatic increase of executions in Iran since the start of the year 2011.  According to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

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