Death Penalty News December 1997
1. Georgia becomes 100th abolitionist country; 2. Jamaica: Executions feared after withdrawal from human rights protocol; 3. Trinidad & Tobago: Possible expansion of death penalty; 4. Pakistan: Juvenile offender executed; 5. Turkey: Move towards abolition, but death sentences continue; 6. USA: Visit by AI Secretary General; 7. Ukraine: Council of Europe sends mission after disclosure of further executions; 8. Philippines: Threat to resume executions in 1998; 9. New books and articles.
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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