PUBLIC AI Index: AMR 15/003/2002
1 July 2002
Further information on EXTRA 48/02 (AMR 15/001/2002, 28 June 2002) - Fear of
imminent execution/Legal Concern
BARBADOSMichael McDonald Huggins (m) aged 27,
Frederick Benjamin Atkins (m) aged 31,
Lennox Ricardo Boyce (m) aged 25,
Jeffrey Joseph (m) aged 27
Michael McDonald Huggins, Frederick Benjamin Atkins, Lennox Ricardo Boyce and
Jeffrey Joseph were granted a stay of execution by the Supreme Court (court
of the first instance) on the evening of 28 June.
Their lawyers are to file petitions for leave to appeal to the Judicial Committee
of the Privy Council (JCPC), which is Barbados’ highest court of appeal.
No further action is required by the UA Network at present. Thank you to all
those who sent appeals.