31 March 2017Maldives: “Not a safe environment for anyone who wants to express their opinions freely”
For the last few years, the Maldives has been witnessing a descent into authoritarianism. Since 2012, death sentences have been more frequent and, in 2014, the President Yameen’s Government voted in favour of a law which, in particular, extended the death penalty to juveniles.
Today, NGOs on...
31 March 2017What is ECPM’s role at the UN?
ECPM is devoting more and more time and energy to the development of advocacy within UN institutions. Although this work is proving to be essential to advance the abolitionist cause across the world, understanding and distinguishing the importance of its many facets can be difficult. Nicolas...
9 March 2017Summary of the annual report on the death penalty in Iran 2016
Every year we publish in partnership with Iran Human Rights (IHR) the annual report on the death penalty in Iran. This 9th edition gives an assessment and analysis of death penalty trends in 2016 in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Annual 2016 Report at a Glance
530 people were executed in 2016...