Tuesday 20 August 2019

All posts tagged 2012

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Anti-Death Penalty trend welcomed but challenges remain

As human rights activists worldwide mark World Day against the Death Penalty tomorrow (10 October), the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) organized a meeting of leading experts in Madrid who welcomed progress towards …

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Japan executes two people

Yukinori Matsuda (m), aged 39, was hanged for the robbery and murder of a couple in 2003 and Sachiko Eto (f), aged 65, was hanged for her role

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The Republic of Madagascar signs the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aiming at the abolition of the death penalty

On 24th September 2012 Madagascar signed the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty. Madagascar’s last

Rise in executions in Iran

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) is deeply concerned that a new wave of executions is now underway in Iran. Please read our statement

Statement on more executions in Iraq

The International Commission Against the Death Penalty condemns the recent executions in Iraq. The execution of 21 prisoners on 27th August 2012 brings the total number of people

Executions in Gambia

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Texas executes Marvin Wilson

Marvin Wilson was executed by lethal injection at Huntsville State Prison Texas, USA.    Marvin Wilson was executed despite the fact that he suffered from ‘mental retardation’ and

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Republic of Benin’s accedes to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

On 5th July 2012 Benin acceded to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty. Benin

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Connecticut votes to repeal death penalty

Following votes by the Senate and House of Representatives to repeal the death penalty, the Governor of Connecticut is expected to sign the bill into law. Connecticut

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Japan’s first executions since July 2010

According to the Ministry of Justice three prisoners were executed on 29 March 2012. Tomoyuki Furusawa, 46, Yasutoshi Matsuda, 44 and Yasuaki Uwabe, 48, were executed in three

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