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Arkansas executions blocked again by healthcare company suit

19 April 2017 America’s largest drug wholesaler has once again succeeded in blocking the use of dishonestly-obtained medicines in Arkansas’s...

US healthcare giant files new suit to prevent Arkansas executions

Press Release: April 18, 2017: America’s largest drug wholesaler has re-filed suit against the state of Arkansas to stop the use...

US healthcare giant sues to stop mass execution in US legal first

April 14, 2017: UPDATE -- BREAKING: In response to unprecedented legal action from healthcare giant McKesson, Pulaski County Circuit issued a temporary restraining order Friday preventing Arkansas from using its supply of vecuronium bromide in six upcoming executions.

Global drug-makers intervene in lawsuit to stop mass execution in Arkansas

April 13, 2017: Two major pharmaceutical companies are making a last minute legal intervention to stop the state of Arkansas from executing eight prisoners between 17th and 27th April.

US court grants hearing to Brit held for 30 years

April 4, 2017: A British man who was wrongly sentenced to death in 1987 will be allowed a fresh hearing, based on evidence of his innocence, a US appeals court has ruled.

Judges refuse media access to Gitmo force-feeding tapes

March 31, 2017: Today in a unanimous decision, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that videotapes of Guantanamo Bay...

Take me off Trump’s Kill List, journalists urge US courts 

March 31, 2017: Two journalists – one a US citizen, the other for the international news network Al Jazeera – who report on conflicts in the Middle East and South Asia, have asked a US court to order their removal from an American ‘Kill List’.

Yemeni family to Trump: why are US drones trying to kill us?

March 30, 2017 A family in Yemen is concerned that US drones are trying to assassinate them without charge or...

Trump resumes arms sales to Bahrain despite repression – Reprieve comment

March 30, 2017: Maya Foa, a director at human rights organization Reprieve, comments on reports that the US will resume fighter jet sales to Bahrain,

UK Foreign Secretary refuses help for innocent death-row Brit

March 28, 2017: The UK Foreign Secretary has refused to support the last appeal of a 78-year-old Briton, who has spent 3 decades in a US prison for a crime he did not commit.

Mubarak free while hundreds face death penalty – Reprieve comment

Mubarak free while hundreds face death penalty – Reprieve comment

March 24, 2017: Harriet McCulloch, a deputy director at human rights organisation Reprieve, comments on reports that former Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak, has been freed,

UK High Court rules Blair-era rendition case can be heard in secret

March 22, 2017: The UK High Court has today ruled that a Blair-era renditions case should be heard in secret, following a request from the UK government under the controversial Justice and Security Act.

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