• Aftab Bahadur

    June 10, 2015

    Aftab Bahadur was sentenced to death as a child. Despite clear evidence of his innocence, and in violation of international and Pakistani law, Aftab was executed on Wednesday 10th June 2015 in the early hours of the morning.

  • Shafqat Hussain

    December 22, 2014

    Shafqat Hussain was 14 years old when he was brutally tortured and sentenced to death in Pakistan’s anti-terrorism courts. He was hanged in the early hours of Tuesday 4th August, 2015.

  • Jackie Elliott

    November 26, 2014

    After a Texas court refused to consider new evidence of his innocence, Jackie Elliott was executed by lethal injection on 4 February 2003.

  • Danny Fitzsimons

    November 26, 2014

    Former soldier Danny Fitzsimons is facing life imprisonment in Iraq after being convicted of murder. Danny has serious mental health problems as a result of his years of service with the British army, and his work as a private security contractor in Iraq.

  • Shabbir Zaib

    November 19, 2014

    Shabbir Zaib, a British national and father of three, was arrested whilst on holiday in Pakistan in June 2008. He was accused of murdering his wife and, following torture by the police, signed a confession. On 4 February 2010, after 17 agonising months behind bars, Shabbir was finally acquitted and released from prison.

  • Neil Revill

    November 19, 2014

    Durham-born Neil Revill avoided a death sentence in California, after prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty in his case.

  • Akmal Shaikh

    November 17, 2014

    Akmal Shaikh was a father of five children who suffered from severe mental illness. The Chinese authorities ignored evidence of Akmal's mental illness when they sentenced him to death for drug offenses. Reprieve fought to save Akmal's life, but the Chinese government refused a full assessment of his mental capacity without explanation.

  • Ryan Matthews

    November 17, 2014

    Ryan Matthews was just 17 years old when he was arrested and tried for murder. Sentenced to death, Ryan spent five years on Louisiana’s notorious death row before DNA evidence uncovered by Reprieve led to his exoneration and release

  • Kenny Richey

    November 17, 2014

    Scotsman Kenny Richey was on death row for 21 years until his conviction was overturned and he was finally released in January 2008.

  • Hasnain Ali

    November 17, 2014

    Hasnain Ali is a 32-year-old British national who was tortured by the Drubai police into confessing to drug possession and faced a death sentence. After Reprieve took up his case he was acquitted of all charges in April 2014.