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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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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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