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Clive Stafford Smith

Death Penalty
May 20, 2018

Post Mortem – the execution of Edward Earl Johnson

31 years ago, on May 20, 1987, just before midnight, I was sitting in the…
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Guantánamo Bay
May 3, 2018

BREAKING: Trump transfers first detainee out of Guantánamo

The Trump administration has transferred a Guantánamo Bay detainee, Ahmed Muhammed Haza al-Darbi, to Saudi Arabia. This…
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Death Penalty
December 22, 2017

Visiting The Innocent Man Spending His 30th Christmas In A US Jail

Last week, as soon as I got off the plane from Guantanamo Bay, I went…
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Death Penalty
December 6, 2017

The most dangerous time of the year

Many countries which still have the death penalty choose to ramp up executions over the…
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Guantánamo Bay
October 20, 2017

From inside Guantanamo – 5 things I learned from talking to my client this week

On Wednesday this week, I had a legal call with my client Ahmed Rabbani in…
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Guantánamo Bay
October 17, 2017

#FastForJustice: Day 5

Day 5 coming to an end. That is 120 hours without any food. Just water,…
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Guantánamo Bay
October 15, 2017

#FastForJustice: Day 4

That is the end of Day 4. 96 hours without food. It’s not a pleasant…
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Guantánamo Bay
October 14, 2017

#FastForJustice: Day 3

Two of my clients in Guantanamo, Ahmed and Khalid, are currently hunger striking. This is…
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Guantánamo Bay
October 13, 2017

#FastForJustice: Day 2

Two of my clients in Guantanamo,  Ahmed and Khalid, are currently hunger striking. This is…
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Guantánamo Bay
October 13, 2017

#FastForJustice: Day 1

So day one on the slip road to the Hunger Strike Highway comes to an…
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