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DRC. THREE SEPARATISTS SENTENCED TO DEATH

May 22, 2008: three members of a separatist group were sentenced to death in Congo in a mass trial for crimes committed in the run-up to a bloody government crackdown on the group, the chief judge said.
Twenty-two members of the ethnic-based religious and political sect Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) were on trial for crimes including plotting to overthrow the government, insurrection, and murder earlier this year. The state prosecutor in the town of Mbanza-Ngungu, 150 km west of the Congolese capital Kinshasa, requested the death penalty for all defendants.
"Three were condemned to death for assassination and murder. Sentences of two months to 20 years were given to another 15, and four were acquitted," Aime Mayengo, the presiding judge, said. New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) questioned the legitimacy of the verdict.
"We have received numerous reports that confessions were obtained by torture. The case relies predominantly on these confessions, and we are troubled by the allegations," Anneke Van Woudenberg, a Congo researcher for HRW, said. All the crimes date from a period between Feb. 17 and 29 and were followed by a three-week government campaign that saw hundreds of heavily armed police pursue BDK members from village to village. (Sources: Reuters, 23/05/2008)

IRAN. QUR'AN CRITIC TO BE EXECUTED WITHIN DAYS
YEMEN. COURT APPROVES DEATH PENALTY
UAE. FORMER INMATE SAVES TWO FRIENDS FROM DEATH ROW
ALGERIA. 14 SENTENCED TO DEATH IN ABSENTIA FOR TERRORISM
IRAQ. KURDISTAN REGION'S JUSTICE MINISTER 'WANTS TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY'
ARAB LEGISLATIONS GO FAR BEYOND ISLAMIC LAW
UAE. FOUR SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER
EU DEEPLY CONCERNED BY IMMINENT EXECUTIONS IN IRAN
LIBERAL INTERNATIONAL. RESOLUTION FOR WORLDWIDE PROHIBITION OF PERSECUTION AGAINST HOMOSEXUALS
GHANA. JUDGES ENDORSE DEATH PENALTY
IRAN HANGS A MAN FOR MURDER IN FAMILY FEUDS
JAPAN. GANGSTER SENTENCED TO HANG FOR MAYOR'S ASSASSINATION
EGYPT EXTENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY BY TWO YEARS
ETHIOPIA. SUPREME COURT HANDS DEATH SENTENCE TO MENGISTU
ALGERIA SENTENCES 12 TO DEATH
ALGERIA. 24 EXTREMISTS SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR TERRORISM
ETHIOPIA. FOUR AIR FORCE PILOTS SENTENCED TO DEATH IN ABSENTIA
CHINA CLARIFIES DEFENCE LAWYERS' ROLE IN CAPITAL CASES
CAMEROON. PRESIDENT BIYA ISSUES PARDON
GAMBIAN PRESIDENT THREATENS TO BEHEAD GAYS
MISSISSIPPI (USA). CONVICTED MURDERER EXECUTED
TAIWAN. JUSTICE MINISTER BIDS TO SCRAP DEATH PENALTY
IRAN. MAN TO BE HANGED FOR MURDER COMMITTED AT 17
ETHIOPIA. HIGH COURT CONDEMNS EIGHT TO DEATH OVER 2007 BOMB BLAST
JAPAN. DEATH SENTENCE UPHELD FOR ROLE IN BURYING 2 ALIVE
IRAN. AFGHAN NATIONAL HANGED FOR MURDER
IRAQ. CHURCH OPPOSES DEATH PENALTY FOR ARCHBISHOP'S KILLER
PHILIPPINES. JUSTICE CHIEF REJECTS PROPOSED REVIVAL OF DEATH PENALTY
UNITED KINGDOM. GAY STUDENT WHO FACED EXECUTION IN IRAN GRANTED ASYLUM
AFGHANISTAN. REPORTER FACING DEATH SENTENCE DENIES BLASPHEMY

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