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Death Penalty
May 29, 2018

BREAKING: Andy Tsege released in Ethiopia

British citizen Andy Tsege has received a pardon from the Ethiopian Government and been released…
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Death Penalty
May 25, 2018

Mississippi Memories – photos from an execution in 1987

Clive Stafford Smith and Paul Hamann remember an execution 31 years on through photos taken…
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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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DronesTorture
May 15, 2018

The latest on Gina Haspel and a major victory in our fight against torture

Some big news from the Reprieve family: A victory in our ongoing challenge to the CIA’s…
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Secret PrisonsTorture
May 10, 2018

BREAKING: UK Prime Minister apologizes for country’s role in CIA abduction, torture and rendition of Abdul-Hakim Belhaj and Fatima Boudchar

In an unprecedented statement to the British Parliament today, the UK Prime Minister acknowledged her…
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Guantánamo Bay
May 10, 2018

Gina Haspel has raised her right hand and forsworn torture – that is not enough

Haspel has now raised her right hand and forsworn torture, just as George Bush insisted…
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Drones
May 3, 2018

Two journalists ask the U.S Government to remove them from the Kill List

Returning from Guantánamo, I flew directly to D.C. for our hearing in federal court on…
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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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Drones
May 1, 2018

Journalists challenge drones ‘Kill List’ in federal court

Two journalists – one an American citizen and another an acclaimed reporter for the international…
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Guantánamo Bay
April 27, 2018

My client is held indefinitely in Guantánamo – we have simply failed to let him go

Today will pass like any other day for a man in an isolated prison more…
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