Death penalty news February 1993
1. Guinea-Bissau totally abolishes the death penalty. 2. Launch of International League for Abolition of the Death Penalty. 3. Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago: Moves to resume hangings. 4. Iran: Political executions continue. 5. South Korea: Nine prisoners executed. 6. USA: Supreme Court rules against late claims of innocence. 7. International treaties on the death penalty: signatures and ratifications. 8. Index to Death Penalty News for 1992.
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- Bahrain: Further information: Growing health concerns for prominent activist: Nabeel Rajab
- USA: Execution set despite diagnosis of schizophrenia: Bruce Ward
- Israel/OPT: UN Secretary-General’s report to the Security Council presents key opportunity to highlight Israel’s ongoing illegal settlement activity and its impact on Palestinians