1. Robert Redford documentary reveals strong evidence of Kris Maharaj’s innocence
  2. Diego Garcia emails show UK Government is keeping renditions evidence from Parliament
  3. Obama lawyers claim Gitmo detainees still not persons after Hobby Lobby; Judge needs more evidence of Ramadan abuses
  4. US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

Robert Redford documentary reveals strong evidence of Kris Maharaj’s innocence

on 13 July 2014

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An investigative documentary which airs today (Sunday July 13) will detail fresh evidence of the innocence of British citizen Kris Maharaj, who has spent the last three decades in a Florida prison for a murder he almost certainly didn’t commit.
 
Mr Maharaj (pictured, right, with his wife Marita), now 75 years old, was handed a death sentence in 1987 ...

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Diego Garcia emails show UK Government is keeping renditions evidence from Parliament

on 13 July 2014

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UK Foreign Office documents concerning the use of British territory by CIA 'rendition' flights show that ministers have been keeping key evidence in their possession from MPs, it has emerged.

The emails and hand-written notes, which are visible in the hands of a UK official in a photo obtained by the Observer newspaper, reveal that flight logs from the island ...

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Obama lawyers claim Gitmo detainees still not persons after Hobby Lobby; Judge needs more evidence of Ramadan abuses

on 10 July 2014

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In a court hearing held today (July 10) at the DC District Court, the US government argued that Guantanamo detainees are ‘not persons’ entitled to the protection of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) – unlike US corporation Hobby Lobby.

It also suggested that hunger-striking prisoners did not need to be allowed to pray in a group, as is traditional during ...

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US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

on 21 March 2013

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In 2012, Reprieve launched EC Project 2, funded by the European Commission. The Project identifies and assists European nationals facing the death penalty in the U.S. and around the world, and works with European governments and consular staff to assist their nationals.

In the U.S., we provide free and confidential support to capital defense teams. We also leverage ...

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