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DPP in the media

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Trinidad waits on British judges’ death row ruling as murders soar

January 2018
As reported by Owen Bowcott in The Guardian, 15 January 2018 (Original article) Five British judges will this week consider whether a prisoner who may be mentally ill should remain on death row after a Caribbean court convicted him of ... read more »

Australia must continue to campaign against the death penalty in our region

October 2017
As reported by Nick McKenzie, The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 October 2017 (Original article) In a kitchen in suburban Melbourne sit two English lawyers who have saved hundreds of convicted criminals from execution. Parvais Jabbar​ and Saul Lehrfreund's​ strike rate ... read more »

Why we need to do away with the death penalty

October 2017
This blog post was originally posted on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website. Author: Saul Lehrfreund, Co-Executive Director of the DPP It was Monday morning and my boss called me into his office, “I want you to go to Jamaica.” ... read more »

Towards the abolition of the death penalty in Belarus

December 2016
Last week co-executive director Parvais Jabbar participated in conference “Abolition of the Death Penalty and Public Opinion” in Minsk, Belarus. The workshop, held on 13 December 2016, was organised by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Ministry of ... read more »

BBC Radio 5 Live interview Sir Keir Starmer MP on DPP trip to Taiwan

November 2016
The Death Penalty Project’s recent visit to Taiwan with Sir Keir Starmer MP and forensic psychiatrist Dr Richard Latham has been featured on BBC Radio 5 Live. Listen to the clip below: [audio mp3="http://www.deathpenaltyproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/BBC-radio-5-interview-Keir-Starmer.mp3"][/audio] Credit: BBC Radio 5 Live ... read more »