Bahamas

Human Rights in Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Bahamas: No safe haven from persecution
1 May 2000

News Service: 080/00. AI INDEX: AMR 14/04/00. 2 May 2000. Bahamas -- No safe haven from persecution. Haitian asylum ...

Press Release       AMR 14/004/2000

Bahamas: Further information on the death penalty
6 January 2000

Amnesty International deeply regrets that David Mitchell was executed as scheduled on 6 January 2000 despite appeals from many sources, including ...

Urgent Action       AMR 14/003/2000

Bahamas: Executed despite widespread appeals
6 January 2000

News Service 03/00. AI INDEX: AMR 14/02/00. 6 January 2000. **NEWS FLASH**. BAHAMAS. Executed despite widespread appeals. ...

Press Release       AMR 14/002/2000

Bahamas: State-sanctioned killing on Epiphany
5 January 2000

News Service 002/00. AI INDEX: AMR 14/01/00. 5 January 2000. Bahamas: State-sanctioned killing on Epiphany. The Bahamas ...

Press Release       AMR 14/001/2000

Bahamas: Further information on the death penalty
30 December 1999

John Higgs and David Mitchell are scheduled to be hanged on 6 January 2000 at 6:30am. The appeals process for both men is now exhausted.

Urgent Action       AMR 14/006/1999

Bahamas: Amnesty International urges the Bahamas to grant ...
22 December 1999

News Service 241/99. AI INDEX: AMR 13/05/99. 22 December 1999. Amnesty International urges the Bahamas to grant clemency. ...

Press Release       AMR 14/005/1999

Bahamas: Further information on the death penalty
15 December 1999

On 14 December 1999 the Bahamas' highest court of appeal, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC), dismissed constitutional motions filed ...

Urgent Action       AMR 14/004/1999

Bahamas: Further information on death penalty
9 August 1999

John Higgs and David Mitchell who were scheduled to be hanged on 10 August 1999 have been granted stays of execution so that the Bahamas Supreme ...

Urgent Action       AMR 14/003/1999

Bahamas: Government to hang two more in violation of ...
5 August 1999

News Service: 149/99. AI Index: AMR 14/02/99. 6 August 1999. Bahamas: Government to hang two more in violation of international obligations. ...

Press Release       AMR 14/002/1999

Bahamas: Death penalty
3 August 1999

The Bahamian government has scheduled John Higgs and David Mitchell to be hanged on 10 August 1999. Their executions have been scheduled ...

Urgent Action       AMR 14/001/1999