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
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
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
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
NSW Launch the on 10th World Day Against the Death Penalty
Please join us for our official launch of operations in NSW on the 10th of October hosted by the amazing Andrea Durbach. More
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.