Tanya Murshed Presents at a Sentencing Workshop in Uganda

Tanya Murshed organised and presented at a workshop on sentencing and mitigation in capital cases in Kampala, Uganda on 29th April 2014. The workshop was led by Declan O'Callaghan of Landmark Chambers. Tanya delivered a presentation on the pilot of a scheme of pre-sentence reports and mental health assessments that she introduced at the special re-sentencing session of 136 Kigula beneficiaries last year. The event was held in conjunction with the Uganda Law Society and was attended by lawyers, members of civil society and senior members of the judiciary, including the Head of the Supreme Court of Uganda.

Tanya is the current Uganda Project Director of the Centre for Capital Punishment Studies.