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Further information on UA 296/93 (AMR 34/56/93, 27 August) - Guatemala: death penalty: Nicolas Gutierrez Cruz

, Index number: AMR 34/072/1993

Guatemalan President Ramiro de Leon Carpio has granted a presidential pardon to Nicolas Gutierrez Cruz, who was facing execution following confirmation of his death sentence by the Supreme Court in August 1992. According to a letter dated 6 October 1993, received from the Guatemalan Embassy in the United Kingdom, his death sentence has been commuted to the maximum imprisonment of 30 years.

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