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USA. LAWYERS' GROUP CALLS FOR NATIONWIDE HALT TO EXECUTIONS

October 28, 2007: serious problems in state death penalty systems compromise fairness and accuracy in capital punishment cases and justify a nationwide freeze on executions, a US lawyers' organization said.
Problems cited in a report released Sunday by the American Bar Association include: spotty collection and preservation of DNA evidence, which has been used to exonerate more than 200 inmates; misidentification by eyewitnesses; false confessions from defendants; and persistent racial disparities that make death sentences more likely when victims are white.
The report is a compilation of separate reviews done over the past three years of how the death penalty operates in eight states: Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.
Teams that studied the systems in Arizona, Florida and Pennsylvania did not call for a halt to executions in those states. But the ABA said every state with the death penalty should review its execution procedures before putting anyone else to death.
"After carefully studying the way states across the spectrum handle executions, it has become crystal clear that the process is deeply flawed," said Stephen F. Hanlon, chairman of the ABA Death Penalty Moratorium Implementation Project.
"The death penalty system is rife with irregularity." (Sources: International Herald Tribune, 28/10/2007)

USA. LETHAL INJECTIONS MAY STOP UNTIL RULING
IRAN. TWO EXECUTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
DEATH PENALTY. PRO MORATORIUM CAMPAIGN ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT AT THE NEW YORK MARATHON
SAUDI ARABIA. THREE BANGLADESHIS EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY, SEXUAL ASSAULT
IRAN. AFGHAN BOY HANGED FOR DRUG SMUGGLING - HUMAN RIGHTS WATCHDOG
SAUDI ARABIA. PAKISTANI NATIONAL EXECUTED FOR SMUGGLING HEROIN
SAUDI ARABIA. PAKISTANI BEHEADED FOR MURDER
SYRIA. FIVE YOUTHS HANGED IN PUBLIC SQUARE
JAPAN. JUSTICE MINISTER CONSIDERS 'TRANQUIL' EXECUTIONS
IRAN. D'ELIA- EUROPE’S CONDESCENSION DOESN’T HELP RESPECT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
SAUDI ARABIA. MAN BEHEADED FOR AIDING PRISONER ESCAPE
USA. FOLLOWING MORATORIUM TREND, COURT HALTS ALABAMA EXECUTION
IRAN. FIVE PEOPLE HANGED IN DIFFERENT CITIES
SINGAPORE. TOUGHER ANTI-TERRORISM LAW ENACTED
RUSSIA SHOULD BAN CAPITAL PUNISHMENT - FSIN DIRECTOR
HANDS OFF CAIN & ALICE IN CERCA DI TEATRO present THE QUESTION
BOTSWANA. MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER
AUSTRALIANS REJECT DEATH PENALTY FOR MURDER CASES
IRAN. FIVE EXECUTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
DEATH PENALTY. D'ELIA, BATTLE FOR THE MORATORIUM TEST OF DEALINGS WITH GOVERNMENT
MALI. GOVERNMENT ABOLISHES THE DEATH PENALTY
GUATEMALA. DEATH SENTENCE COMMUTED
IRAN. EIGHT MEN, ONE WOMAN HANGED IN TEHRAN PRISON
IRAQ DEBATES LEGAL ISSUES OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
AFGHANISTAN. MORE EXECUTIONS SCHEDULED
IRAN. THREE PUBLICLY HANGED FOR RAPE IN CITY OF SHIRAZ
DEATH PENALTY. SUPPORT FROM LATIN AMERICA FOR UN MORATORIUM
USA: NEVADA COURT STAYS EXECUTION OF MURDERER AT 11TH HOUR
IRAN: YOUNG WOMAN FACING EXECUTION
MADAGASCAR: THREE SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR ATTACKING FRENCH DIPLOMAT

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