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Guyana Detention

Guyana: One incommunicado and two tortured

According to press reports, a 20 year-old man, Nouravie Wilfred, is being held incommunicado without charge by police in Guyana. He may have been ill-treated following his detention in relation to a murder investigation, and is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. A 15-year-old boy and...
Americas Death Penalty

Guyana: Death penalty

Abdool Saleem Yasseen, Noel Thomas: On 1 February the above were issued with warrants for their execution on 5 February. A high court judge granted a seven-day reprieve pending a further hearing. If this appeal fails the executions could go ahead soon after.