Thursday 17 October 2019

All posts tagged 2013

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Indonesia resumes executions

On 14 March 2013 Indonesia carried out its first execution since November 2008. Adami Wilson, reported to be a Nigerian national, was arrested in 2003 for the trafficking of 1kg of heroin and sentenced to …

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21 people sentenced to death in Egypt

On 9 March 2013, the New Cairo Criminal Court confirmed the death penalty on 21 people for their involvement in the February 2012 Port Said riot. The court

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UN Human Rights Council event calls for global abolition of the death penalty

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Three prisoners on death row executed in Japan on 21 of February

Three men Masahiro Kanagawa (29), Keiki Kanoh (62) and Kaoru Kobayashi (44), were hanged in the early hours of 21 February according to the Japanese Ministry of Justice.

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Second execution in India in just three months

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) deeply regrets the execution of Mr. Mohammad Afzal Guru on 9 February 2013. Click here to view our PDF

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Use of the death penalty in the USA continues to decline.

The number of death sentences in the USA continues to decline. According to a December report issued by the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, seventy-seven people were sentenced

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Rizana Nafeek, a Sri Lankan housemaid,executed in Saudi Arabia.

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) condemns execution of Rizana Nafeek, a Sri Lankan housemaid, in Saudi Arabia. She was beheaded in Dawadmi province near Riyadh. Click

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