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Reprieve: execution of mentally ill Pakistani man stayed

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Mon June 15, 2015 Lahore High Court stays execution of severely mentally ill Pakistani   A divisional bench of the Lahore High Court has stayed the execution of a man scheduled … Continue reading

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#DeathPenaltyRepeal: Witness to Innocence applauds Nebraska legislators

May 27, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Kathy Spillman, 2670.519.4583; 267.847.1482; kspillman@witnesstoinnocence.org Innocence Plays a Critical Role in Nebraska Death Penalty Repeal: Legislators vote to override Governor Pete Rickett’s Veto (Philadelphia) On Wednesday, May 27 Nebraska became the first Republican-controlled … Continue reading

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DEATH PENALTY ABOLITIONISTS ON NEBRASKA REPEAL: “TODAY IS A GREAT DAY”

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Celebrates the Repeal of the Death Penalty in Nebraska Washington, DC—The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP) today released a statement on the news that the state legislature successfully overrode the … Continue reading

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Reprieve: A fourth stay of execution for Shafqat Hussain

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Tues May 5, 2015 Court stays juvenile’s execution over Pakistani government age inquiry failings   A Pakistan court today stayed the execution of Shafqat Hussain, who was sentenced to death as … Continue reading

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@Reprieve tells Egypt what world leaders won’t: ENOUGH.

Reprieve: +44 (0) 7792 351 660 For immediate release: Sun Feb 8, 2015 Egypt trial of 494, including Irish teen, postponed for fourth time in six months A court hearing in Cairo in the mass trial of 494 people – … Continue reading

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Stop Georgia from executing Warren Lee Hill

While all the last words, last meal ghouls are salivating, those not afflicted with dark souls are on the verge of vomiting. Warren Lee Hill is intellectually disabled. Please use this form – fast – to ask Georgia’s Governor Deal … Continue reading

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How long will world leaders pretend to believe Abdulrahman al-Sisi’s propaganda?

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Thurs Jan 22, 2015 Sisi speech at Davos ‘hypocritical propaganda’ amid rights abuses   Egypt’s President has told the World Economic Forum that he has “hope” in the country’s youth, despite … Continue reading

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