The Death Penalty Project
Saul has dedicated his career to representing prisoners facing the death penalty in criminal and constitutional proceedings and also before international tribunals and courts. He is a leading authority on capital punishment and international human rights law and has published and lectured extensively on these topics.
In 2000, he was awarded an MBE for services to international human rights. In 2016, he was appointed as a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Reading, where he has been awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws.
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...