EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: AMR 51/113/92
26 October 1992
Further information on UA 423/91 (AMR 51/65/91, 4 December 1991) and follow-ups
AMR 51/05/92 of 8 January 1992, AMR 51/10/92 of 14 January 1992 and AMR 51/109/92
of 30 September 1992 - Death Penalty
USA (North Carolina): John Sterling Gardner
John Sterling Gardner was executed in North Carolina, USA, on 22 October
1992. This brings the total number of executions carried out in the USA so
far this year to 27. This is the highest number of executions in any one year
since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
Thank you to all those who sent appeals on behalf of John Gardner. No further
action is required.