United States of America: Angel Francisco Breard: Facing death in a foreign land (includes correction)
Angel Francisco Breard, 32, a citizen of Paraguay and Argentina faces execution on 14 April 1998. AI is concerned that the US authorities failed to respect his consular rights which led to his not being able to participate constructively in his own defence, resulting in a death sentence. AI is appealing for commutation of the death sentence in this case.
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