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Privy Council holds Presidential commutation can remedy breach of Constitutional rights, but process must be fair

July 2017
Today, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London delivered judgment in the appeal ...
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Imminent execution of Malaysian national in Singapore

July 2017
*UPDATE* Prabagaran Srivijayan was executed at 06:00 (Singapore) on Friday 14th July 2017.   In the ...
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Legal provision restricting the right to appeal in death penalty cases struck down as a denial of due process

June 2017
In a judgment delivered today, the Privy Council has found unconstitutional a law excluding death ...
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British man avoids death penalty after being acquitted of murder in Kenya

June 2017
A British national who was facing the mandatory death penalty for the alleged murder of ...
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Authorities Database

Our legal authorities database indexes over 1300 judgments and other documents from jurisdictions around the world relating to human rights and the death penalty. You can search for cases by name, date, jurisdiction, features and a number of human rights themes. For copyright reasons not all the judgments themselves can be downloaded but we hope the database will assist legal professionals in their research.

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