Expert Consultation – death row phenomenon presentation

PRI Death Penalty Project Manager Jacqueline Macalesher gives a presentation on the ‘death row phenomenon’. The death row phenomenon is a relatively new concept, albeit one that has become firmly established in international jurisprudence, and one that has the potential to pressure states to modify their procedures or abandon executions.

Penal Reform International’s Statement – OSCE, 5 October 2010, Warsaw, Poland

PRI’s statement on the OSCE’s commitment to the abolition of the death penalty within the region. Whilst acknowledging the progress already made towards this end, it also calls upon those states who still hold the death penalty to alter their justice system to bring it into line with international standards and norms.

Open Letter to Kamla Persad-Bissessar

Following the announcement that Trinidad and Tobago will resume the execution of its death row prisoners, PRI together with other organisations has written to Kamla Persad-Bissessar, the country’s president, expressing its grave concerns.