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Aftab Bahadur hanged in Pakistan

Aftab Bahadur was hanged in Lahore, Pakistan, at 4.30am on Wednesday 10th June, despite evidence of...

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My Father, Mental Illness and the Death Penalty

Watch Clive Stafford Smith’s talk at TEDxExeter 2015

The Guantánamo nurse who refused to carry out force-feedings

“I have come to the decision that I refuse to participate in this criminal act.”

European States Continue to Fund Drug Hangings as Iran Executions Spike

New analysis released today by NGO Iran Human Rights shows that over two thirds of the 570 people so...

Pakistan reaches 150 hangings, amid plans for juvenile execution

The Pakistani government has carried out 150 executions since resuming hangings in December –...

Noor Khan

Noor Khan was a postgraduate student studying towards his MA in Political Science when his life was...

Shaker Aamer

Shaker Aamer was taken, hooded and shackled, to the prison camp at Guantánamo Bay on the same day...

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