The Death Penalty Project
Parvais has for over two decades represented individuals facing the death penalty around the world at the appellate level and before international bodies. A recognised expert on the death penalty and human rights law, Parvais has led and participated in international delegations advising on criminal justice reform and regularly lectures and speaks on capital punishment issues.
In 2012, Parvais was awarded an MBE for his services to international human rights and in 2016, received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from Middlesex University.
The death penalty is skewed towards punishing the most disadvantaged members of society. If we want to build a fairer world, we have to uphold everyone’s human rights. We invite Afua Hirsch to...