Oman: Imminent Execution: Rebecca Thompson (f), aged 44, US citizen

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 20/001/2004

On 9 November, the Supreme Court in Oman upheld the death sentence against US national Rebecca Thompson. Her sentence, which is now at the final stage of the appeal process, is expected to be referred to the Sultan of Oman. The Sultan has the power either to confirm or commute the sentence - if confirmed, she would be at risk of imminent execution.

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