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5th World Congress against the Death Penalty concludes in Madrid

Hundreds of people met in Madrid, 12-15 June 2013, to review death penalty developments and agree abolitionist strategies. The four-day Congress brought together international experts, campaigners and high-profile figures and called on retentionist countries to …

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Statement by the International Commission against the Death Penalty: 5th World Congress against the Death Penalty – Madrid, 12-15 June 2013

The 5th World Congress against the Death Penalty will take place in Madrid from 12 to 15 June 2013. More than 1,500 people from over 90 countries are


Maryland, USA, abolishes the death penalty

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) warmly welcomes the abolition of the death penalty in Maryland on 2 May 2013. Eighteen U.S. states have now


Two more executions in Japan

On 26 April 2013 Japan carried out two more executions bringing the total so far this year to five. More than 130 remain persons on death row in Japan. Click


More executions in Iraq

On 16 April 2013, 21 executions were carried out in Iraq. The latest executions bring the number of persons executed in 2013 to 50. In 2012 there were at


7th Meeting of the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) 15-16 April 2013


Executions in Saudi Arabia

On 9 April 2013 Talal Bin Fayez Al Shammari was executed by beheading after he was convicted of intentionally causing the deaths of three people during a car


Executions in Iraq continue

According to reports, Iraq has already executed 22 prisoners in March and April and there are fears that more hangings could be imminent. Four men were executed on


Kuwait resumes executions

Three men - a Pakistani national, a Saudi national and a Bidoon (person without nationality)-were executed in Kuwait on Monday (1 April) morning. The executions were the first


Maryland (USA) close to abolishing the death penalty

Following the vote in the Senate last week, the House of Delegates also voted to repeal capital punishment on 15 March.The Governor is expected to sign the bill

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