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Albania Death Penalty

Death Penalty News June 1996

1. Russia, Ukraine: Council of Europe demands cessation of executions; 2. AI calls on China to stop mass executions; 3. USA: New law restricts death penalty appeals; 4. South African constitution upholds death penalty ban; 5. News in brief: Albania, Bahamas, Belgium, Guyana, Libya, Sudan, USA (New...
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.
Bahrain Corporal Punishment

The death penalty: No solution to illicit drugs

This report provides compelling evidence of the futility and injustice of trying to use the death penalty to suppress drug trafficking and abuse. Some 26 countries have responded to the drug menace by introducing laws which make drug-related offences punishable by death. Thousands of prisoners have...