Death Penalty News December 1991

Death Penalty News December 1991

Index Number: ACT 53/005/1991
Date Published: 1 December 1991

1. China: executions follow mass sentencing rallies in drug cases; 2. Canada: Prisoners extradited to face capital charges in the USA; 3. Nigeria: Commutations in coup attempt case; 4. Switzerland: Progress towards abolition; 5. India: Prisoner escapes execution after hangman faints. 6. Mongolia: Death penalty statistics released. 7. USA: Book reviews: Welcome to hell by Jan Arriens, The death penalty in America: current research, ed. Robert M Bohm

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