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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This op-ed was published on Bulawayo24 News, 24 May 2018 By Parvais Jabbar and Val Ingham-Thorpe Zimbabwe has shown itself ready to embrace change in recent months but would that extend to abolition of the death penalty? The findings of a new ... read more »
As reported in Private Eye Issue No.1466 (23 March- 5 April 2018) Privy Council judges in London made the alarming decision last week not to allow an appeal by a prisoner facing execution in Trinidad – despite strong evidence that ... read more »
As reported in the Brussels Agenda (newsletter of the UK Law Society's Joint Brussels Office), 28 February 2018// // // For over thirty years, The Death Penalty Project has worked to protect the rights of those facing the death penalty, providing ... read more »
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 »
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 »