Death Penalty News: September 2002
1.) Abolition in Turkey, Yugoslavia and Cyprus; 2.) Philippines suspends executions; 3.) Moratorium in Guatemala; 4.) Barbados, Belize - moves to restrict appeals; 4.) Mass death sentences in Sudan; 5.) "Tribal justice" gang rape in Pakistan; 6.) Landmark decision by US Supreme Court; 7.) Two US judges find federal death penalty unconstitutional; 8.) USA: Two child offenders executed in Texas; 9.) Fiji abolishes death penalty except in military law; 10.) Two executions without warning in Japan; 11.) News in brief: Iran; Jamaica; Tajikistan; Togo; 12.) International Treaties: Protocol No. 13 to the European Convention on Human Rights.
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- Burkina Faso: Amnesty International calls on Burkina Faso to protect human rights defenders and end the practice of early and forced marriage
- Indonesia: Independent investigation needed for allegations of torture and unlawful killing of Yudas Gebze in Papua
- Israel/OPT: NGO worker under administrative detention: Ayman Nasser