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Jamaica: Proposal for an inquiry into deaths and ill-treatment ...
1 December 1993

Four prisoners on death row in St. Catherine's District Prison were shot dead by warders on 31 October 1993 after allegedly trying to take warders hostage ...

Report       AMR 38/004/1993

Amnesty International News Service 154/93
19 November 1993

1. Europe: Draft Council of Europe treaty risks weakening international human rights protection of refugees; 2. Bahrain: Forcible exile of Bahraini national ...

Report       NWS 11/154/1993

UA 389/93 - Jamaica: death threats / fear for safety / fear of ...
4 November 1993

The above named prisoners, held at St Catherine's District Prison, Spanish Town, have been receiving death threats from prison personnel. Recent events ...

Urgent Action       AMR 38/003/1993

Amnesty International News Service 146/93
4 November 1993

1. United Nations: Progress stalled on High Commissioner for Human Rights; 2. Haiti: Eye-witness account of extrajudicial execution (Antoine Izmery ...

Report       NWS 11/146/1993

Amnesty International News Service 144/93
2 November 1993

1. Jamaica: Decision in case of two Jamaican prisoners should save prisoners' lives across the Caribbean.

Report       NWS 11/144/1993

Amnesty International News Service 86/93
26 July 1993

1. USA: Executions ever increasing. 2. Jamaica: Hearing of death row inmates finishes but decision pending. 3. Central African Republic: Letter from ...

Report       NWS 11/086/1993

Weekly update service 71/93
24 June 1993

1. Jamaica: Amnesty International sends observer to London hearing of Jamaica death sentence cases. 2. Round-table conference in Oslo: Aims to strengthen ...

Report       NWS 11/071/1993

Weekly Update Service 13/93
23 February 1993

1. Jamaica: Constitutional motion delays resumption of hangings.

Report       NWS 11/013/1993

Death penalty news February 1993
1 February 1993

1. Guinea-Bissau totally abolishes the death penalty. 2. Launch of International League for Abolition of the Death Penalty. 3. Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/001/1993

Weekly Update Service 05/93
22 January 1993

1. Venezuela: Amnesty International delegation visits Venezuela.

Report       NWS 11/005/1993