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Press Release Archives - Reprieve US

Death PenaltyLethal Injection
July 11, 2018

Judge blocks Nevada execution – rules that state may not use sedative against manufacturer’s wishes

A Nevada judge has blocked tonight’s scheduled execution of Scott Dozier by ruling that the…
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Death PenaltyLethal Injection
July 10, 2018

Pharma corporation sues to block Nevada execution

The American pharmaceutical company Alvogen is suing the state of Nevada to prevent the use…
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Guantánamo Bay
January 11, 2018

Guantánamo lawyers file mass challenge to Trump’s Gitmo policy

Human rights organization Reprieve, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), and co-counsel have filed a…
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Guantánamo Bay
January 10, 2018

16 years on, US continues detention without charge at Guantánamo

Human rights organization Reprieve has called for all branches of the US government to uphold…
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Death Penalty
December 26, 2017

Egypt executes 15 – Reprieve comment

“These death sentences and executions are a flagrant breach of international law." - Maya Foa,…
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Guantánamo Bay
November 2, 2017

Trump’s Guantanamo comments undermine the rule of law – Reprieve

The senseless violence we’ve seen on the streets of New York is designed to terrorize…
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DronesFeaturedTop News
October 26, 2017

US seeks drone strikes in Niger – Reprieve comment

Reprieve's Maya Foa comments on The Trump Administration's plan to use armed drones in Niger.
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Death Penalty
October 20, 2017

Egypt frees Irish student after four-year ordeal

The Egyptian authorities have released an Irish citizen who was arrested at a protest at…
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Guantánamo Bay
October 17, 2017

Guantanamo hunger striker asks US courts to save his life

A hunger-striking prisoner at Guantanamo Bay has asked the US courts to intervene to halt…
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