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I do sometimes wonder how people sleep at night

The latest on Kris Maharaj's case, by Clive Stafford Smith

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Kris Maharaj granted long-awaited evidentiary hearing

We've just had some incredibly exciting news on the case of Kris Maharaj, the Brit who has already spent 33 unjust years in Florida's prison system for a murder he did not commit.

Byson's Story

Byson Kaula was carrying a sick employee down some stairs to help him to the bath and slipped. When Byson slipped, that man fell and died. Because Byson slipped, he was sentenced to death.

Egypt is in the midst of a human rights crisis.

Egypt’s current regime has overseen more than 144 executions and handed preliminary death sentences to more than 2,400 people. Ten of these were children.

Breaking news: Ahmed Saddouma is no longer facing a death sentence

The commutation of his death sentence to 15 years imprisonment is an important step – but it is not justice.

The Egypt Death Penalty Index: a groundbreaking new tool in the fight for human rights in Egypt

This information is an invaluable resource to defendants and their families, human rights defenders, the legal community and the media – and a wake-up call for the international community.

Celebrities and politicians join Reprieve in condemning the killing of 37 people in Saudi Arabia

Politicians, journalists and celebrities from around the globe have spoken up and joined Reprieve’s calls for Theresa May to take action.

Saudi Arabia executes 37 people in a single day – including three juveniles

At least three of those executed were minors at the time of their alleged offences. This is a flagrant violation of international law, which prohibits sentencing juveniles to death.

Yorkshire Terriers, Menwith Hill and illegal lethal drone strikes

There is something you should know about Yorkshire: it also plays a central role in America’s illegal lethal drones strikes.

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