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.

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LATEST NEWS


Moving away from the death penalty in Zimbabwe – has the time come for change?

May 2018
This op-ed was published on Bulawayo24 News, 24 May 2018 By Parvais Jabbar and Val Ingham-Thorpe ...
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New opinion study shows Zimbabwean public ready to accept death penalty abolition

May 2018
Today, The Death Penalty Project, in partnership with Veritas, launches “12 Years Without an Execution: ...
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All prisoners serving life sentence in Belize to be re-sentenced following major decision of the Caribbean Court of Justice

April 2018
At least 44 prisoners currently serving life sentences in Belize will be re-sentenced following an ...
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Split Decision (Private Eye on the JCPC’s judgment in Jay Chandler)

March 2018
As reported in Private Eye Issue No.1466 (23 March- 5 April 2018) Privy Council judges ...
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