Bahamas: further information on: death penalty: Ricardo Farrington
The above, who was scheduled to be executed on 9 April 1996, has been granted an eight-day stay of execution pending a further appeal on his behalf.
EXTERNAL AI Index: AMR 14/06/96
9 April 1996
Further information on EXTRA 62/95 (AMR 14/06/95, 31 May 1995) and follow-ups
(AMR 14/07/95, 16 June 1995, AMR 14/01/96, 6 March 1996; AMR 14/03/96, 14 March;
AMR 14/04/96, 26 March; AMR 14/05/96, 29 March) - Death Penalty
Amnesty International has learned that Ricardo Farrington, who was scheduled
to be executed on the morning of 9 April 1996, has been granted an eight-day
stay of execution pending a further appeal on his behalf. His execution is
now scheduled for 17 April.
Please continue to send appeals on behalf of Ricardo Farrington, as specified
in the previous update (AMR 14/05/96, 29 March).