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Death Penalty
April 23, 2019

Saudi Arabia executes 37 people in a single day – including three juveniles

Pictured: Mujtaba al-Sweikat, executed today in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia’s official press agency has announced…
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Image of Kris Maharaj in prison from Sky News
Death Penalty
July 9, 2020

10 facts about Kris Maharaj’s case in 2020

We are trying to prove that Kris's original trial was not fair. This should be…
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Artwork for The Other Latif from RadioLab
Guantánamo Bay
February 5, 2020

Listen to episode 1 of RadioLab’s The Other Latif

Radiolab’s Latif Nasser always believed his name was unique, singular, completely his own. Until one…
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January 15, 2020

Kris Maharaj: Justice delayed is justice denied… again

by Clive Stafford Smith January 7, 2020 I have just finished talking to Marita Maharaj.…
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Guantánamo Bay
November 5, 2018

What good is America’s constitution if Guantanamo Bay still exists?

On a human level, it is a place of misery and despair. And on a…
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Guantánamo Bay
August 19, 2018

7 things you didn’t know about Guantánamo Bay

Since 2002, Guantánamo Bay has held a total of 780 prisoners. In this time it…
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Guantánamo Bay
July 11, 2018

Guantánamo prisoners challenge indefinite detention

Today, lawyers representing eight long-term detainees at Guantánamo Bay argued in federal court that the…
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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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