Death Penalty News March 1996

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ACT 53/001/1996

1. Russia pledges moratorium on executions; 2. Belize: Legal rulings; 3. Moldovan Parliament votes for aboliton; 4. South Africa prepares constitution; 5. USA: Developments on the death penalty; 6. News in brief; 7. Over half the world's countries now abolitionist; 8. Nearly 3000 executions recorded worldwide in 1995; 9. UN Special Rapporteur urges aboliton for drug offences; 10. International treaty ratifications; 11. Death Penalty News index 1995.

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