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Death Penalty News September 1994
31 August 1994

1. Trinidad and Tobago: Man executed while appeals still in progress. 2. USA (Massachusetts): state legislature moves to reinstate death penalty. 3. ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/003/1994

Further information on UA 212/94 (AFR 44/04/94, 3 June) ...
10 August 1994

On 2 August 1994, 38 prisoners were executed by firing squad before a crowd of 20 000 in Enugu, southeast Nigeria. It was reported that one of them ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/011/1994

Further information on UA 219/94 (AFR 44/05/94, 8 June) ...
20 July 1994

The six former senators named above remain in detention awaiting trial. They are prisoners of conscience. They were arrested between 2 and 6 June ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/008/1994

UA 282/94 - Nigeria: prisoner of conscience / health concern ...
20 July 1994

Bashorun Moshood KO Abiola, widely believed to be the undeclared winner of the 1993 presidential elections, was charged with "treasonable felony ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/009/1994

Amnesty International News, July 1994. Vol.24, No. 7.
30 June 1994

1. Haiti: Shanty-town residents die in mass killings; 2. USA: Governor allows death penalty to be reinstated; 3. Spain: Prisoner hangs himself after beatings ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/007/1994

Amnesty International News, July 1994. Vol.24, No. 7.
30 June 1994

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Newsletter       NWS 21/007/1994

Amnesty International News, July 1994. Vol.24, No. 7.
30 June 1994

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Newsletter       NWS 21/007/1994

Amnesty International News Service 140/94
28 June 1994

1. Nigeria: Security forces attack Ogoni villages; 2. Bangladesh: Call to the government to provide equal protection to all sides during general strike on ...

Report       NWS 11/140/1994

Further information on UA 200/94 (AFR 44/03/94, 24 May) ...
26 June 1994

Ken Saro-Wiwa has been held incommunicado since his arrest on 22 May 1994. While held in Bori Military Camp, Port Harcourt, he is said to have been ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/007/1994

UA 249/94 - Nigeria: extrajudicial executions / fear for safety ...
26 June 1994

Since 21 May 1994 more than 50 members of the Ogoni ethnic group are reported to have been extrajudicially executed and over 180 others wounded ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/006/1994