Death Penalty News September 1996

Death Penalty News September 1996

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Index Number: ACT 53/003/1996
Date Published: 30 September 1996

1. Belgium: Total abolition; 2; Chile debates abolition; 3. Guatemala executes two men; 4; South Africa: Calls for South Africa to reinstate death penalty; 5. USA - Oregon: First execution in 34 years; Illinois: Four men, two of whom had been sentenced to death, were freed in July; 6. Jesuit publication opposes the death penalty; 7. News in brief: Bahrain, Comoros, Iran, Canada, Italy and Poland; 8. UN safeguards on the death penalty; 9. Book reviews; 9. Moldova and Macedonia signed the Sixth Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights.


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