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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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »