Monday 25 September 2017

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Mongolia abolishes the Death Penalty

On 3 December 2015, the legislators in Mongolia took a historic vote supporting the coming into effect of a new Criminal Code, which abolishes capital punishment for all crimes. The Criminal Code will be enforced …

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Togo becomes 82nd State Party to the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR

On 10 July 2015 by the government of the Togolese Republic acceded to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at

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138 executions carried out by Pakistan authorities since December 2014

As of 3 June, authorities in Pakistan have carried out at least 138 executions since the death penalty was resumed at the end of December 2014 after the

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Nebraska (United States) abolishes the death penalty

Nebraska became the 19th state in the United States to abolish capital punishment when its unicameral Legislature, by a 30 to 19 vote, voted on Wednesday (27 May)

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Suriname abolishes the death penalty

On 13 April 2015 the criminal code in Suriname came into effect, which effectively abolishes the death penalty in that country. According to reports that ICDP received, the

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Eight executions carried out by Indonesian authorities

On 29 April, the Indonesian authorities carried out the executions of eight men, all found guilty of drug-related charges, included one Indonesian national, 50 year-old Zainal Abidin; three

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Two Indonesian nationals executed in Saudi Arabia

Two Indonesian nationals Siti Zainab Binti Duhri Rupa and Karni Binti Medi Tarsim were executed by Saudi Arabian authorities on 14 and 16 April 2015 respectively. Reports that ICDP

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ICDP President meets with Pope Francis

On 20 March 2015, ICDP President Mr Federico Mayor met Pope Francis in a private audience at the Vatican and discussed issues related to the abolition of the

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Indonesia carries out executions of six people

On 18 January, the Indonesian authorities carried out the executions of six people, including two women and four men, all of whom had been sentenced to death on

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Mr. Horacio Verbitsky new ICDP Commissioner

The President of the ICDP Mr Federico Mayor announced on 22 January that Mr. Horacio Verbitsky accepted to become the new member of the Commission. Mr Horacio Verbitsky is

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