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Death Penalty News March 1995

, Index number: ACT 53/001/1995

1. Pakistan: 14-year-old boy acquitted (Salamat Masih); 2. Abolitionist and retentionist countries; 3. Papua New Guinea: First death sentence; 4. South Africa: Hearing of the South African Constitutional Court case "In the matter between Themba Makwanyane, Mavusa Mchunu and the State"; 5. USA (Mississippi): Clive Stafford Smith suing the state of Mississippi on behalf of five men sentenced to death in the gas chamber; 6. USA (New York): Death penalty reinstated; 7. USA (Texas): Man executed although his guilt in doubt (Jesse de Wayne Jacobs); 8. Execution of juveniles - correction; 9. News in brief: Lithuania, St Vincent, Spain, Turkey; 10. Book review: The machinery of death: a shocking indictment of capital punishment in the United States; 11. Ten countries ratify international treaties on the death penalty; 12. Death Penalty News: index for 1994.

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