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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

Death Penalty News: December 1998
1 January 1999

1.Total abolition in Bulgaria, Canada, Lithuania; 2. Sierra Leone - 24 soldiers executed by firing squad; 3. Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan - moratoria declared ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/001/1999

Bahamas: Further information on fear of imminent execution ...
18 October 1998

Trevor Nathaniel Pennerman Fisher was hanged on 15 October 1998. Richard Woods, another death row inmate, was executed one hour later. These ...

Urgent Action       AMR 14/010/1998