Everyone must be afforded due process rights, especially those facing the ultimate penalty: execution. The DPP has made extraordinary progress in protecting this most fundamental right in a range of jurisdiction.
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Among The Charity Awards shortlist announced on Tuesday 7 May is a project that has helped hundreds of prisoners who faced execution to be removed from death row The Charity Awards are one of the sector’s most prestigious schemes, and ... read more »
The recent execution of three death row prisoners in Japan in February this year made last week's launch of the Death Penalty Project report into the use of capital punishment in Japan all the more timely. The report, which was ... read more »
The Death Penalty Project has produced a unique handbook focusing on forensic psychiatry in capital cases. The handbook was launched at a forensic training seminar held for mental health professionals involved in capital cases in Barbados on 16th-17th February 2013. ... read more »
10 December is International Human Rights Day. This year marks the 64th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We are pleased to mark this important day with the launch of our short video which provides ... read more »
The DPP Five Year Report was shortlisted at the International Content Marketing Awards in the "Best Annual Report" category. To read the report, click ... read more »