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A pension fund has sold a large share holding in the pharmaceutical company Lundbeck over concerns about the use of their drugs in US executions.
The Copenhagen-based pharmaceutical company Lundbeck has refused to submit testimony to a US court opposing the use of its drugs in executions.
Drugs supplied by European pharmaceutical companies are to be used to execute two US prisoners on the 3rd and 6th of May.
The legal charity Reprieve has welcomed the announcement by the Department for Business that it is introducing controls on the export of execution drugs to the US.
The Danish pharmaceutical manufacturer Lundbeck seems likely to become the dominant supplier of execution drugs in the USA.
The Democratic Governor of Illinois, Pat Quinn has signed into law a bill abolishing the death penalty in his state
The All Party Parliamentary Group on the Abolition of the Death Penalty is hearing evidence on the use of drugs obtained from the UK for an execution.
A legal charity says the state of Georgia will execute Emanuel Hammond tomorrow using drugs supplied by London based Dream Pharma.
A London- based company, Dream Pharma Ltd, has been revealed today (6 January 2011) as the UK source of all three drugs which are used to execute prisoners in the US.
Repreive has called on the Business, Innovation and Skills Secretary. Vince Cable, to act immediately to ban the export of execution drugs to the US