Death Penalty News: April 1991

1. Death sentences and executions in 1990. 2. USSR releases death penalty statistics. 3. International treaties. 4. Moves towards abolition: Yugoslavia, Poland, Greece. 5. Commutation and stays in USA, Jamaica. 6. Attempts to reintroduce the death penalty: Brazil, Philippines, Israel. 7. USSR: Interview with an executioner. 8. The death penalty in practice: Iran: Christian Pastor executed; Rwanda: death sentences in political trials; China: Pimp sentenced to death; South Africa: commutation; executions in “homeland”.

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