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 »
“If we needed to hang someone tomorrow,” Martin Martinez, Trinidad and Tobago’s commissioner of prisons, says, grinning wolfishly, “we would grease up the gallows and buy some new rope.” Death by hanging is the penalty for anyone convicted of murder ... read more »
British lawyers to defend death row prisoners in West Indies, The ... read more »