Death Penalty News: December 2001
1.) USA death penalty bar to extradition of criminal suspects; 2.) Juvenile death sentences commuted in Pakistan; 3.) Moves to abolish the death penalty in Russia; 4.) Bill to end death penalty in South Korea; 5.) Council of Europe drafts new protocol; 6.) Political executions continue in China; 7.) News in brief: China; Iraq; Iran; Tajikistan; USA (National; New Mexico; Pennsylvania; Texas); Zimbabwe; 8.) Death penalty statistics; 9.) International treaties: Yugoslavia; Chile.
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- Burkina Faso: Amnesty International calls on Burkina Faso to protect human rights defenders and end the practice of early and forced marriage
- Indonesia: Independent investigation needed for allegations of torture and unlawful killing of Yudas Gebze in Papua
- Israel/OPT: NGO worker under administrative detention: Ayman Nasser