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Lawyers acting for Mohammed Asghar, a British man suffering from severe mental illness, have appealed against his death sentence for blasphemy at Pakistan’s High Court.
Lawyers for Mohammed Asghar, a British man with severe mental health problems sentenced to death in Pakistan on blasphemy charges, finally gained access to their client yesterday (28 January).
The Government must urgently act to protect an elderly, British man with severe mental health problems sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan, says Reprieve.
An execution carried out yesterday by Ohio, using a new, untested combination of drugs, shows strong signs of having caused prolonged suffering to the prisoner.
Prisons in the US are holding large stockpiles of life-saving medicines, which they plan to use in executions, while hospitals face shortages of the same drugs.
A man who has been in prison since being sentenced to death by a Florida court in 1987, will this week have a that hearing could help prove his innocence.
The Irish government needs to take steps to ensure that a citizen facing the death sentence gets a fair trial in Florida, says legal charity Reprieve.
The legal charity Reprieve has criticised the government's decision not to hold a judge-led enquiry into UK rendition to torture.
Home Secretary Theresa May has been criticised by Reprieve for refusing a request by Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee to question the head of MI5.
In a statement to mark Human Rights Day, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has warned that “armed drones are…being deployed, without due legal process."