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# clemency - Friday 23 February, 2018

Death row prisoner who hired hitman to kill his family given last-minute reprieve

His father appealed for his life.

# clemency - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.

# clemency - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Death row prisoner given reprieve two hours before execution

Warren Hill, who is intellectually disabled,was sentenced to death for killing a fellow prisoner.

# clemency - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Syrian air force pilot defects to Jordan and is granted political asylum Syria This post contains videos

Syrian air force pilot defects to Jordan and is granted political asylum

The pilot flew his plane to Jordan while on a training mission.

# clemency - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Tánaiste seeks clemency for Bahraini medics

The doctors and nurses were sentenced after being found guilty of aiding an uprising against the Gulf kingdom’s regime.

# clemency - Thursday 8 December, 2011

China executes Filipino drug dealer despite clemency plea

The Phillipine president made an appeal on humanitarian grounds to avert today’s execution.

# clemency - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Norris received TCD disability pension because of Hepatitis diagnosis

David Norris confirms he received a disability pension from Trinity College, after being diagnosed with Hepatitis in 1994.

# clemency - Monday 3 October, 2011

National Library does not know if Norris clemency letters are in archive

The National Library received boxes of David Norris papers but won’t be opening them to the public or media without senator’s permission.

# clemency - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Norris: Unpublished Nawi letters are covered by legal privilege

Senator David Norris says more letters seeking clemency for Ezra Nawi are covered by “professional legal privilege”.

# clemency - Sunday 25 September, 2011

McGrath to meet with supporters tonight to discuss Norris, while Ross provides 18th signature

Mattie McGrath has yet to make a decision on supporting Norris, while Shane Ross has confirmed his support. Meanwhile the Sunday Times reports six new clemency letters have been revealed.

# clemency - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Troy Davis' final appeal denied, execution to go ahead

After spending more than two decades on death row, Georgia inmate Troy Davis is to be killed by lethal injection today – despite Amnesty International insisting that the evidence against him has “fallen apart”.

# clemency - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Mitchell will release what clemency appeal letters he has

The Fine Gael presidential candidate is under pressure for letters appealing for clemency for death row inmates that he has written during his time as a TD and MEP.

# clemency - Friday 12 August, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Mitchell defends letter seeking clemency for Death Row inmate

Gay Mitchell tells RTÉ that he sought clemency for Paul Hill simply because he thinks the death penalty “is barbaric”.

# clemency - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Calls for Mitchell to explain letter seeking clemency for double murderer

A Fine Gael TD is calling on the party’s presidential candidate to explain a letter he sent eight years ago.