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Trinidad & Tobago: Further information on death penalty: Anthony Briggs

, رقم الوثيقة: AMR 49/016/1999

Anthony Briggs was hanged on the morning of 28 July 1999. Amnesty International is concerned that the execution went ahead despite the fact that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights had recommended that his death sentence be commuted, and the Inter-American Court on Human Rights had issued an order to the government to preserve his life until it had considered his case.

PUBLIC AI Index: AMR 49/16/99
28 July 1999
Further information on EXTRA 73/99 (AMR 49/08/99, 18 June 1999) and follow-up
(AMR 49/10/99, 21 June 1999; AMR 49/13/99, 22 July 1999 and AMR 49/15/99, 26
July 1999) - Death Penalty
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGOAnthony Briggs
Anthony Briggs was hanged on the morning of 28 July 1999.
Amnesty International is concerned that the government of Trinidad and Tobago
proceeded with the execution despite the fact that the Inter-American Commission
on Human Rights had considered his case and recommended that his death sentence
be commuted, and the Inter-American Court on Human Rights had issued an order
to the government to preserve his life until it had considered his case.
Thank you to all those who sent appeals on this case. No further action is
required.

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