Death Penalty News: June 2001
1. Council of Europe calls for moratorium in Japan and USA; 2. Abolition in Chile; 3. Referendum in Ireland on death penalty; 4. Spanish prisoner acquitted in USA; 5. First US Federal execution in 38 years; 6. China steps up executions; 7. First World Congress against the death penalty; 8. UN Commission adopts death penalty resolutions; 9. News in brief: Bangladesh; Democratic Republic of Congo; India; Indonesia; Iran; Singapore; USA; 10. International treaties and death penalty statistics.