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By Jim Roope, CNN Radio, 09/05/2013
Maya Foa on Danish radio show 24syv Eftermiddag.
Clare Algar, executive director of Reprieve, discussing the Justice and Security Bill on BBC Radio 5
Reprieve's legal director Kat Craig discussing drones on Channel 4 News
Clive Stafford Smith talks to The Funding Network
Students from Old Field School in Bath respond to Death Penalty film Kim Reed, an English teacher at the Old Field School in Bath, recently contacted Reprieve on behalf of her GCSE students after they had watched Paul Hamman’s Fourteen Days in May (1987). Hamman’s film is a hard-hitting documentary which recounts the final days of Edward Earl Johnson before he was executed in a Mississippi gas chamber on May 20 1987.
Op-ed: Yemen and the Peshawar High Court’s condemnation of drones Baraa Shiban Reprieve's Yemen Project Coordinator The US’ covert and illegal drone war in Pakistan suffered a heavy blow today when a Pakistani High Court called the strikes illegal and a violation of human rights. The Court also said the strikes breach Pakistan’s sovereignty and encouraged the Pakistani government and security forces to stop future strikes. The question all Yemenis should be asking is “why is this not the case in Yemen?”. Surely, the death of a Yemeni is no less tragic or illegal than that of a Pakistani.
Reprieve fellow and Yemeni coordinator, Baraa Shiban, gave video testimony this week to a Congressional hearing on drone strikes on Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.
Two separate lightning quick reactions to President Obama's news conference on Tuesday characterized him as a "bystander" to his own presidency. Both criticized the President for talking about his stalled legislative agenda in passive terms, as if they were things that just "happened," rather than failures his own inaction had helped to bring about.
On 15 May Reprieve will be hosting a talk with Jeremy Scahill, American investigative journalist and author of the recently published Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield.
British firm moves to end supply of execution drugs to US A UK pharmaceutical firm has announced that it is "putting in place concrete steps" to stop the use of its drugs in executions.
British firm supplying execution drugs to US A UK-headquartered company is supplying lethal injection drugs to Arkansas Death Row, it has emerged.
Pakistan court orders Government to stop ‘war crime’ drone strikes The Peshawar High Court (PHC) today declared the US guilty of war crimes for its use of drones in North West Pakistan, and ordered the Pakistani government to take a series of steps to stop future strikes.
Judgement due in Pakistan drone victims' case A Pakistan court will tomorrow (9 May) hand down judgement in a case brought against the country’s government by victims of US drone strikes.
Tear gas and shotguns – Guantanamo detainee gives first inside account of raid Younous Chekkouri, a detainee who has been cleared for release but remains held in Guantanamo, has given the first inside account of the raid carried out by prison authorities on Saturday 13 April.
By BBC News, 15/05/2013
By Elizabeth Palmer, CBS, 13/5/13
By Natasha Lennard, Salon, 13/5/13
By Matt Williams, The Guardian, 12/5/13
By Mirza Shahzad Akbar, CNN, 10/05/13