SURAN 21/92 - Republic of Estonia: Talyschanov (first name not known)
Talyschanov was sentenced to death for the murder of a military school cadet and a taxi driver. He has already petitioned the Presidium of the Supreme Council for clemency but his petition was rejected. It is thought that his petition may be resubmitted. AI has no further details about the case. Also included is some new information about the death penalty in Estonia, given to AI in a letter from the Chairman of the Supreme Court.