Death Penalty News March 1998

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ACT 53/002/1998

1.Azerbaijan and Estonia abolish the death penalty; 2.Guatemala's first lethal injection execution "botched"; 3.South Korea executes 23; 4.USA; (Iowa); USA (Texas) Texas executes first woman since 1860s; 5.UK: murder conviction of hanged man quashed; 6.Bosnian court ruling abolishes death penalty in peacetime; 7.Ukraine: Council of Europe assembly stops short of suspension; 8.New books and documents; 9.New materials from AI; 10.Death penalty news index 1997

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