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# Clemency

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Death row prisoner who hired hitman to kill his family given last-minute reprieve
His father appealed for his life.
Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'
She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.
Death row prisoner given reprieve two hours before execution
Warren Hill, who is intellectually disabled,was sentenced to death for killing a fellow prisoner.
Syrian air force pilot defects to Jordan and is granted political asylum
The pilot flew his plane to Jordan while on a training mission.
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.
China executes Filipino drug dealer despite clemency plea
The Phillipine president made an appeal on humanitarian grounds to avert today’s execution.
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.
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.
Norris: Unpublished Nawi letters are covered by legal privilege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”.
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.
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”.
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.
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”.
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.