Parvais Jabbar

Parvais Jabbar

Speaker Session B5: Death Penalty in the Commonwealth

Parvais Jabbar is the Co-Executive Director of The Death Penalty Project, an international legal charity based at the London law firm, Simons Muirhead & Burton. For more than twenty years, Parvais has specialised in representing prisoners sentenced to death at the appellate level in both criminal and constitutional proceedings before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, as well as bringing cases before international tribunals and courts, including the Inter American Commission on Human Rights, the Inter American Court of Human Rights and the United Nations Human Rights Committee. Parvais has also worked in assisting local lawyers in final appeals before The Supreme Courts in a number of Commonwealth Countries where capital punishment is retained.

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