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UNITED KINGDOM. SCOT ON DEATH ROW IN NIGERIA HAS MURDER CONVICTION QUASHED

March 11, 2005: the family of Scottish businessman Ian Millar, sentenced to death in Nigeria, spoke of their relief after his murder conviction was overturned. Millar, 56, spent a year and a half on death row after being found guilty of killing Anne Marie Gale, his girlfriend, at their home in Lagos in April 2003.
He was sentenced to hang under Nigerian law but an appeal heard in September 2004 led to his conviction being quashed on March 10, 2005. Lawyers for Millar, who was born in Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae, said he was expected to be released from Kiri Kiri jail in Lagos within the next few days. Millar had been convicted at the High Court in Lagos in October 2003. The prosecution, which rested on circumstantial evidence, claimed that Millar had throttled Gale and tried to conceal the killing by hiding her body under the floor of their house. Newspaper reports said a medical testimony showed her injuries were consistent with having been strangled. However, Millar claimed his girlfriend, who was suffering from cancer, took her own life by injecting herself with insulin. He said he was framed for the killing. (Sources: The Herald, 12/03/2005)

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT. CHINA AND UNITED STATES URGED TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY
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MALAYSIA. HANGMEN IN LINE FOR A 75% PAY RISE
CHINA. DEATH PENALTY DEBATE 10 YEARS TOO LATE FOR NIE SHUBIN, EDITORIAL
TERRI SCHIAVO. THE VATICAN IS FUNDAMENTALIST ON EVERYTHING BUT THE DEATH PENALTY
LIBYA. BULGARIAN NURSES' LAWYER VOWS TO HAVE DEATH SENTENCES OVERTURNED
INDONESIA. GOVERNMENT URGED TO EXECUTE CONVICTED DRUG TRAFFICEKRS ON DEATH-ROW SOON
USA. GOVERNMENT URGES JUDGE TO SET DATE FOR MOUSSAOUI TRIAL
SAUDI ARABIA. MAN BEHEADED FOR MURDER, SORCERY
USA. CATHOLIC BISHOPS CAMPAIGN AGAINST DEATH PENALTY
MALAYSIA. COURT AFFIRMS DEATH PENALTY FOR MAN CONVICTED OF MURDERING BANGLADESHI
INDONESIA. WOMAN EXECUTED FOR TRIPLE MURDERS
MEXICO. SENATE VOTES TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY
AFGHANISTAN. 4 SENTENCED TO DEATH IN ATTACKS ON FOREIGNERS
IRAN. MAN CONVICTED OF KILLING CHILDREN WHIPPED THEN EXECUTED IN PUBLIC
ITALY. CALDEROLI’S STATEMENT ON UNABOMBER DANGEROUS, D’ELIA
SAUDI ARABIA. FOUR FILIPINOS BEHEADED FOR MURDERING COMPATRIOT
IRAN. TWO MEN HANGED PUBLICLY FOR RAPE AND ARMED ROBBERY
CHINA CANNOT ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY: WEN
INDIA. 'INDIA CARRIED OUT 1,422 EXECUTIONS IN A DECADE', RIGHTS GROUP
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PAKISTAN. TOP ISLAMIC COURT THROWS OUT GANGRAPE ACQUITTAL
SOUTH AFRICA. CONSTITUTIONAL COURT TO DECIDE ON DEATH ROW PRISONERS
IRAN. CONVICTED MURDERER HANGED, ROBBERS LASHED
IRAN. JUDICIARY ENDS PROCEEDINGS AGAINST AGHAJARI
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