We are a small dedicated team supported by teams of experts in different and complementary fields, who all provide pro bono assistance. These include UK barristers who provide legal advice and representation to prisoners under sentence of death; doctors including forensic psychiatrists, psychologists and pathologists, who assess individual prisoners and provide expert reports; and internationally acclaimed academics, criminologists and researchers.

If you would like to get involved, please get in touch: info@deathpenaltyproject.org.

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Norwegian-British prisoner released from death row in DRC amid growing health concerns

May 2017
Joshua French, a dual British and Norwegian national who has spent eight years on death ...
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Battered woman who killed her husband released from prison in Belize

April 2017
A woman who killed her husband after enduring years of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, ...
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India: Who is being sentenced to death?

April 2017
On 11th May 2017, we will be hosting a talk by Neetika Vishwanath and Rahul Raman, ...
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Execution of the intellectually disabled is unconstitutional in Trinidad says Privy Council, but courts may still impose death sentences

March 2017
Today, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London delivered a long awaited judgment ...
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