Death penalty news June 1994
1. Malawi: Commutation of all current death sentences; 2. Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: Legislation; 3. South Africa: Moratorium; 4. Turkey: University students banned for one year; Six Kurdish Members of Parliament (MPs) arrested; 5. Philippines: First death sentence passed since reintroduction; 6. USA: Legislation; Another attempt top show an execution on TV; Texas retrials; 7. Kuwait: Twelve death sentences commuted; 8. Sweden: Government decides not to extradite man to Japan; 9. Algeria: Suspension of executions; 10. Book review: Pictures at an exhibition by Wendy Lesser.
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- Côte d’Ivoire: Authorities must urgently conduct an independent investigation into unlawful killings and injuries during mutiny
- South Sudan: Further information: Fate and whereabouts of two men unknown: Dong Samuel Luak and Aggrey Idri
- Philippines: Martial law must not facilitate human rights violations