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A legal action non-governmental organisation, Reprieve investigates, litigates and campaigns regarding human rights abuses.

Registered in England and Wales, Reprieve works with people who have suffered human rights abuses, such as defending those held without charge or facing the death penalty. The group advocates for policy change, working with policy-makers and legislators to ensure governments uphold commitments. It also works on strategic litigation and works on creative projects to raise public awareness of issues. Issues Reprieve covers include drone strikes, the death penalty, torture, unlawful detention and Guantánamo Bay prison camp.

Note that while Reprieve is based in the UK, it works globally on cases including Saudi Arabia, Guantánamo Bay and the United States. We have updated our database accordingly. Please get in touch if we have missed an area Reprieve works in.

How You Can Help

Time: less than five minutes

Add your name to petitions or join the Reprieve community.

Money: typically five pounds or more

Donate on a monthly or one-off basis to help lawyers, investigators or campaigners. You can also buy from the Reprieve online print gallery.

Location: based in the UK

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(This information was updated 09/08/22 and will be checked regularly by the Do Something Directory team. If you notice any mistakes, please let us know.)


Published by Francesca

Author • Founder and Managing Director of the Do Something Directory • Still can't believe MCR reunited.

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