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Jamaica: Further information on Death Penalty/Legal Concern
12 April 1999

Steve Shaw, Desmond Taylor, Beresford Whyte. Steve Shaw and Desmond Taylor have been granted stays of execution until Friday 16 April 1999. They ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/006/1999

Jamaica: Death Penalty/Legal concern
8 April 1999

Steve Shaw and Desmond Taylor have been scheduled to hang on 13 April 1999, Beresford Whyte on 15 April. The Human Rights Committee (HRC ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/005/1999

Caribbean: Unacceptably limiting human rights protection
1 March 1999

This document looks at the recent steps taken by Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana to withdraw from human rights treaties, particularly from those ...

Report       AMR 05/001/1999

Jamaica: Further information on death penalty
29 January 1999

Lawyers representing Patrick Taylor, Anthony McLeod and Christopher Brown, scheduled to be executed this week, requested stays of executions to ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/004/1999

Jamaica: Further information on death penalty
26 January 1999

The executions of Patrick Taylor and Anthony McLeod have been postponed. Christopher Brown's lawyers are expected to request a stay of execution ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/003/1999

Jamaica: Planned hangings in breach of international law
25 January 1999

News Service: 016/99. AI INDEX: AMR 38/02/99. 25 January 1999. Jamaica: planned hangings in breach of international law. ...

Press Release       AMR 38/002/1999

Jamaica: Death penalty
21 January 1999

The government of Jamaica has defied its international human rights obligations by scheduling the hangings of Patrick Taylor, Anthony McLeod (on 26 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/001/1999

Jamaica: Further information on death penalty: Kevin Mykoo ...
14 December 1998

Kevin Mykoo and Leroy Lamey, who were scheduled to be hanged on 8 December 1998, were granted stays of execution pending the hearing of ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/009/1998

Jamaica: Death penalty
30 November 1998

The government of Jamaica has scheduled the hangings of Kevin Mykoo and Leroy Lamey for 8 December 1998 despite the fact that both men have ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/008/1998

Jamaica: Further information on death penalty
26 November 1998

Peter Blaine and Dalton Daley were due to be hanged today and Milton Montique was due to be hanged on 1 December 1998 (dates amended from ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/007/1998