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.

Co-Executive Director Saul Lehrfreund featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times

We are pleased that Saul Lehrfreund has been featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times.

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Oral statement to the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council

September 2017
The Death Penalty Project's oral statement, delivered to the 36th Session of the Human Rights ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more