Death Penalty News: September 2000

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ACT 53/003/2000

1.Malta, Coted'Ivoire abolish death penalty; 2. Jamaica: Landmark ruling; 3. USA: Poll shows support for moratorium; 4 India: Campaign against Death Penalty launched; 5. Uzbekistan: Executions continue; 6. Pakistan: Man condemned to death for blasphemy; 7. UN Sub-Commission: Condemns Death Penalty on juveniles; 8. Russia: Church opposes Death Penalty; 9. USA News: Federal Government schedules execution - New York Times' national survey - Georgia DNA testing - Texas sentence overturned.

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