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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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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Pitman and Hernandez: Legal commentary

March 2017
Lester Pitman and Neil Hernandez v The State (Trinidad and Tobago) [2017] UKPC 6 Execution ...
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Two Bulgarian nationals saved from execution in Malaysia

February 2017
The Court of Appeal of Malaysia was right to quash the death sentences of two ...
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Towards the abolition of the death penalty in Belarus

December 2016
Last week co-executive director Parvais Jabbar participated in conference “Abolition of the Death Penalty and ...
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