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My client, Towfiq, is held indefinitely in Guantánamo – a new legal challenge could get him home 

Towfiq’s continued detention reflects one of the most important due process, national security, and human rights issues of our time. By Shelby Sullivan-Bennis, Reprieve Guantanamo attorney 

Hope, justice and personal transformation

Opposition to the death penalty in Malawi, a promotion for Bush's 'torturer-in-chief, and clemency in Virginia... by Maya Foa, Director of Reprieve

Malawi - the death penalty does not deter violent crime

A look at the death penalty in light of the crimes against communities with albinism across Eastern and Southern Africa

Torture and illegal death sentences exposed, so why haven't Bahrain executions been stopped?

Retrials recommended for torture victims, but they could still be executed by firing squad. Take action now

“There is no reform in death” - traditional leaders’ views on the death penalty in Malawi 

94% of traditional leaders united in rejecting the death penalty. 125 prisoners released after resentencing hearings. Strong belief that individuals can change and give back to communities... 

This is what Bahrain doesn’t want you thinking about on Grand Prix weekend

With all eyes on Bahrain, the authorities don't want the world thinking about torture, executions and the deteriorating human rights situation. This is what you need to know

Five things you need to know about the secret rewrite of Britain’s torture rules

As the US takes a step backwards, the British Government is rewriting its rules on torture behind closed doors. Here's what you need to know:

Bahrain to reconsider death sentences of torture victims

Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa were sentenced in December 2014, after being subjected to brutal torture.

Egypt’s crackdown on dissent - and the two laws underpinning it

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi launched his crackdown on human rights immediately after the coup in which he took power. Thousands arrested for attending protests, sentenced to death in mass trials, sometimes hundreds at a time. Two laws have made all this possible

Article 122 - the loophole that allows death sentences for children

The law that allows child of 15 to face death penalty in Egypt

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