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Kris' legal team, led by lawyer Clive Stafford Smith from Reprieve, believe informants told authorities the true killers' identities but this was hidden from trial. His wife Marita (pictured together) has remained by his side and has vowed to. Reprieve. His wife Marita (pictured together) has remained by his ... Florida Pablo Escobar
"This guy is patently, patently innocent," said Clive Stafford Smith, a London-based attorney with the human rights group Reprieve. "I don't know how long the justice system can put up with that." The office of Attorney General Pam Bondi has pointed out that seven courts have previously concluded ...
Critics of the behaviour of lawyers pursuing claims against British troops in Iraq should look at the bigger picture, a leading civil rights lawyer said last night. Referring to disgraced former solicitor Phil Shiner, Clive Stafford Smith, founder of the advocacy group Reprieve, said: 'Phil did some things ... torture veteran
Clive Stafford Smith: My family values. By Juliet Rix. The human rights lawyer and director of the legal charity Reprieve talks about lessons learned from his parents and his campaign against capital punishment. Fri 15 Nov 2013 07.59 EST First published on Fri 15 Nov 2013 07.59 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...

"Having the UK government say what they said, and act as strongly as they did, is tremendously valuable," said Clive Stafford Smith, Maharaj's lawyer and the head of Reprieve, an international human rights organisation. "This has been a long time coming for the British government, but nothing can…
Everyone, including the bank that employed him, knew he was innocent. He served his sentence so he could return to work and rebuild his life. Five years later, the lying 'witness' was exposed and delayed justice was achieved. Clive Stafford-Smith of REPRIEVE still has my support in working for a new trial ...
The day before their client was to be tried on four felonies that could have put him away for life, defense lawyers Clive Stafford Smith and Harold DuCloux had a problem: They wanted to interview the man their client was charged with shooting, but they couldn't find him. It turned out the alleged victim was ...
The day before their client was to be tried on four felonies that could have put him away for life, defense lawyers Clive Stafford Smith and Harold DuCloux had a problem: They wanted to interview the man their client was charged with shooting, but they couldn't find him. It turned out the alleged victim was ...
A lawyer who represents eight of the prisoners still being detained at Guantanamo, said the authorities had always censored art they considered sensitive. Clive Stafford Smith, founder of the UK-based charity Reprieve, said one of his clients, Ahmed Rabbani, who says he is a Karachi taxi driver but whom ...
The South Florida Reception Center, not far west of Miami, sounds like it might be something to do with the Sunshine State's tourist department. It's not. It's a prison. If you saw a prison like it in a Hollywood film, you might wonder if the scenery unit had somewhat over-egged the bleakness for dramatic effect.
The South Florida Reception Center, not far west of Miami, sounds like it might be something to do with the Sunshine State's tourist department. It's not. It's a prison. If you saw a prison like it in a Hollywood film, you might wonder if the scenery unit had somewhat over-egged the bleakness for dramatic effect.
Torture, secret prisons, the death penalty and assassinations. These nightmares dominate my day-to-day work at Reprieve, so utopian discourse may not seem my natural bedfellow. Yet focusing on an ideal is critical if one is to engage in a meaningful way with the notion of terrorism, and the horrors born of ...
Jeremy Corbyn is on the right track – we have a pay ratio at my charity, and it works. Clive Stafford Smith. Ignore the howls of outrage. Wage inequality has become an urgent issue, and it must be put behind us as a historical phase. Tue 10 Jan 2017 11.23 EST Last modified on Fri 15 Sep 2017 07.21 EDT. Share on ...
I have given little thought to what I would do if I ruled the world, since I would insist on coming to power through an election and I suspect I have said enough in print over the years to ensure that I would never get voted in. That said, I am glad that Prospect has seen fit to elevate me without the inconvenient ...
A moment that changed me – seeing a man executed. Clive Stafford Smith. Before the state of Georgia killed Larry, he became a Christian. Religion may be the opiate of the masses, but in his place, we might all take the first pill on offer. Thu 25 Jun 2015 07.00 EDT Last modified on Fri 14 Jul 2017 16.58 EDT. Share on ...

I was brought up in the lap of luxury when my family were nouveau riche on the 365-acre Cheveley Park Stud in Newmarket. My father's father had inherited it from a Colonel Sherwood, who died without family. My family became nouveau pauvre in 1972 when the stud went bankrupt. My father was bipolar, ...
Similarly, Clive Stafford-Smith has described the human rights concerns surrounding Pakistan drone attacks as “the next Guantanamo”. Pakistan has raised the drone strike issue at the United Nations Human Rights Council and has asked the international community and human rights bodies to take notice ...
This was until Reprieve's founder Clive Stafford Smith and two other lawyers successfully challenged President Bush in the Supreme Court. They won access to Guantanamo, opened it up and began representing the prisoners held there. Since then, we have gone on to secure the release of over 80 ...
And a long list of honorary graduates include human rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith, broadcasters Kate Adie, Mark Austin, Allan Little and Alice Roberts; TV director Peter Kosminsky; actor Martin Clunes; musicians Alex James of Blur and Andy Summers of the Police; conductor Marin Alsop; AFC ...
A lawyer who represents eight of the prisoners still being detained at Guantanamo, said the authorities had always censored art they considered sensitive. Clive Stafford Smith, founder of the UK-based charity Reprieve, said one of his clients, Ahmed Rabbani, who says he is a Karachi taxi driver but whom ...
Clive Stafford Smith, welcome to Democracy Now! Why don't you lay out what's happening? What people may remember during the Obama ...
Commenting, Mr Rabbani's lawyer at Reprieve, Clive Stafford Smith, said: “Ahmed Rabbani's peaceful protest expresses a simple and just ...
“Clive Stafford-Smith talked about his experiences, which was a sell out, and Angie Le Mar was very warmly received and vowed to come back ...
... Number 1461) to his lawyer, Clive Stafford Smith OBE, of the charity Reprieve, on September 26th, 2017, and was cleared to be published.
Clive Stafford Smith, the founder of Reprieve and who is also fasting, saying Mr Rabbani had told him: “I don't want to die, but after four years of ...
Reprieve founder Clive Stafford Smith is among those on hunger strike, and anyone wishing to join them can do so by clicking here.
Clive Stafford Smith, founder of Reprieve, wrote on its website that Rabbani now reportedly weighs just 6.7 stone (95lb) and has long suffered ...
In some desperation we called Clive Stafford Smith, the British lawyer who's been trying to get Kris freed for most of his time inside. He'd heard ...
Over a 10-day period, starting next Monday, the state of Arkansas plans to oversee the most concentrated spate of executions the US has seen ...
'If leaders such as Theresa May so obviously lack inspiration themselves, how can they inspire others?' Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters.
The below is a fictional account imagining how Guantanamo will be viewed in the future. One of the mantras that I repeat to my grandson ...
Clive Stafford Smith. Ignore the howls of outrage. Wage inequality has become an urgent issue, and it must be put behind us as a historical ...
Clive Stafford Smith: 'My mother taught me, I hope, a sense of decency and to be unafraid.' Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian.
Clive Stafford Smith, a lawyer and founder of the human rights organization Reprieve, who was at Guantanamo Bay last week, told Newsweek via email, "The treatment of detainees remains abysmal, after all these years." "Though the word 'torture' distracts us from the real issues. We should not aim to treat ...
19, guards stopped taking hunger-striking detainees to feeding stations, said Clive Stafford Smith, a lawyer for the international human rights ...
Clive Stafford Smith, a lawyer at human rights organisation Reprieve, told attendees of Lush's Creative Showcase that he does not believe in ...
Plaudits are owed to Greenbelters who dared to argue with Clive Stafford Smith, a lawyer who has represented 80 inmates at Guantanamo Bay ...
... significant media attention, with a book written by one of Maharaj's lawyers, Clive Stafford Smith, and several TV documentaries in the works.
Highlights will be an 'in conversation' evening with internationally known human rights lawyer, Clive Stafford-Smith, talking about the book he is ...
A British man who was sentenced to death for murdering two men in a Miami hotel has spoken of his hopes to be cleared of the crimes so he ...
In some desperation we called Clive Stafford Smith, the British lawyer who's been trying to get Kris freed for most of his time inside. He'd heard ...
... Haldane Barlex; David Greene, Edwin Coe; Christopher Nott, Capital Law; Dr Sandie Okoro, World Bank; and Clive Stafford Smith, Reprieve.
Highlights will be an 'in conversation' evening with internationally known human rights lawyer, Clive Stafford-Smith, talking about the book he is ...
Highlights will be an 'in conversation' evening with internationally known human rights lawyer, Clive Stafford-Smith, talking about the book he is ...
Highlights will be an in conversation evening with internationally known human rights lawyer, Clive Stafford-Smith, talking about the book he is ...
Exciting panels have been announced for the Greenbelt Festival - 25-28 August - in Northampstonshire. Greenbelt has its roots in being a ...
Clive Stafford Smith. @CliveSSmith. Clive Stafford Smith is the founder of the legal action charity Reprieve. Over a 10-day period, starting next ...
'If leaders such as Theresa May so obviously lack inspiration themselves, how can they inspire others?' Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters.


 

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