Welcome to Reprieve Australia

Reprieve Australia works against the death penalty.  It helps provide legal and humanitarian assistance to those facing the death penalty, to advocate against the death penalty and to raise awareness about human rights.

Now in its tenth year, Reprieve Australia conducts volunteer programs at home and abroad, including sending Australians to defend clients facing the death penalty.  It also produces news updates, conducts awareness raising events and works with other organisations which fight against the death penalty.

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The new Death Penalty Information Centre app features access to its fact sheets, execution database, news updates and links to podcasts.

The Reprieve UK Twitter feed keeps you updated on all the work done by our sister organisation.

Feature articles and events

18Aug2014

Sydney University Screening of Incendiary

Come to Sydney Uni to see our/Amnesty's joint screening of Incendiary: The Willingham Case. It is a documentary film by Steve Mims and Joe Bailey, Jr. that explores the conviction and execution of Cameron Todd Willingham for arson murder. Willingham's name has become a call for reform in the field of forensics and a rallying cry for the anti-death penalty movement; yet he remains an... More

05Jun2014

Big News for Anti-Death Penalty Activists in Louisiana

Big news for anti-death penalty activists in Louisiana this week: No executions will happen in Louisiana until at least 2015! Litigation was headed by the Promise of Justice Initiative in New Orleans which centered around the State's failure to disclose sources for drugs used in executions. The Louisiana Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty drafted the instrument which was passed by... More

20Mar2014

Help Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford was exonerated in early March 2014 after serving nearly 30 years in prison in Louisiana for a crime he did not commit. He walked out of Angola Prison's death row on Tuesday 11 March 2014 as a free man. He needs help to rebuild his life. More

25Feb2014

Blackstrickes at Sunfest 2014

Reprieve Australia has entered a team into the Sunfest 2014 Fun Run on Sunday 16 March 2014 in Sunbury, Victoria. Our team of 40 dedicated FUNseekers will walk and run the 5 and 10 kilometre courses to raise funds for Reprieve's Blackstrikes project. We are now seeking your help to complete the formal analysis of data collected for the Project. More

18Sep2013

Applications now open for Hamer Fellowships

All previous/current interns please make sure that you if you want put in your application for funding to continue or secure another overseas internship you should do so by the 30th October. For more information please see the Hamer Fellowship section of this site. More

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