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GAMBIA: PRESIDENT YAHYA JAMMEH GRANTS PARDONS BUT COUP PLOTTERS REMAIN ON DEATH ROW

July 22, 2015: Gambian President Yahya Jammeh pardoned several death-row inmates on July 22, the 21st anniversary of his arrival to power, but notably excluded those accused of launching a failed coup in December.
Days after warning that prisoners on death row should expect to have their sentences implemented, Jammeh announced that "all those convicted of treason from 2013 to 1994 and (who) are in death row or are serving life imprisonment are hereby pardoned."
Among those benefitting from the amnesty are a former army chief of staff convicted of treason in 2010 and four army captains convicted of trying to overthrow the autocratic president in 2006.
Gammeh made no mention, however, of those convicted over December's foiled attack on the presidential palace, while he was on a trip to Dubai.
In March, three soldiers were sentenced to death and three others given life sentences by a military tribunal over the abortive coup, according to military sources and the rights group Amnesty International.
The six were overlooked by the president in his speech, with the 50-year-old leader instead announcing pardons for convicted murderers who had spent at least ten years behind bars, with the exception of those jailed for particularly gruesome murders or serious attacks on children.
Jammeh has ruled the thin sliver of a country that straddles the River Gambia in west Africa with an iron fist since seizing power in a bloodless coup in 1994.
He is regularly accused of serious rights abuses. Last week, he gave notice of an impending end to the country's three-year unofficial moratorium on executions, in a move he presented as a response to a rising murder rate.
Last month, the government announced it would hold a referendum on expanding the list of offences punishable by death to any crime deemed sufficiently serious by parliament.
A date for the referendum has yet to be set. (Sources: AFP, 22/07/2015)

O'MALLEY'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE PLAN: ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY, RECLASSIFY MARIJUANA
PAKISTAN: FIVE MORE DEATH ROW PRISONERS EXECUTED IN LAHORE AND RAWALPINDI
HANDS OFF CAIN 2015 REPORT
SAUDI ARABIA: PAKISTANI HEROIN SMUGGLER EXECUTED
ANALYSIS OF THE 2015 REPORT DATA AND OBJECTIVES OF HANDS OFF CAIN
PAKISTAN: FOUR MORE DEATH ROW CONVICTS HANGED
INDIA: YAKUB MEMON EXECUTED FOR 1993 MUMBAI BOMBINGS
PAKISTAN: EIGHT MORE MURDER CONVICTS HANGED
SAUDI ARABIA: SECOND EXECUTION AFTER RAMADAN PAUSE
LIBYA: HANDS OFF CAIN, ALSO WE RESPONSIBLE FOR SAIF GADDAFI SENTENCE
SAUDI ARABIA: PARDON BY VICTIM'S DAD SAVES KILLER
PAKISTAN: THREE MURDER CONVICTS HANGED
LIBYA: GADDAFI’S SON SENTENCED TO DEATH OVER WAR CRIMES
IRAN: FIVE PRISONERS HANGED
SYRIA: FAMED OPPONENTS SENTENCED TO DEATH
SAUDI ARABIA: FIRST EXECUTION AFTER RAMADAN PAUSE
TUNISIA: PARLIAMENT OKAYS DEATH PENALTY FOR 'TERROR CRIMES'
PAKISTAN: SUPREME COURT AGREES TO HEAR CHRISTIAN WOMAN'S BLASPHEMY APPEAL
TOBAGO: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR THE MURDER OF HIS WIFE
IRAN: UP TO 12 PRISONERS EXECUTED
INDIA: YAKUB MEMON FILES FRESH MERCY PLEA BEFORE PRESIDENT
PAKISTAN: DEATH SENTENCE OF ASIA BIBI STAYED
INDIA: TRIAL COURTS GIVE DEATH FREELY, BUT JUST 5% CONFIRMED
UAE IMPOSES HARSH PENALTIES FOR RELIGIOUS CRIMES
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: COURT SENTENCES LAVENTILLE MAN TO HANG OVER A 2006 MURDER
IRAN: LIVES OF TWO PRISONERS SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER SPARED BY PLAINTIFFS
BANGLADESH: SPECIAL COURT ORDERS NEW WAR CRIMES DEATH SENTENCE
MAURITANIA: COURT SLAMS DEATH SENTENCE TO TWO RAPISTS OF UNDER-AGED GIRL
USA: PRESIDENT OBAMA VISITS FEDERAL PRISON, EXTENDING HIS CAMPAIGN FOR REFORM IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. HE IS THE FIRST SITTING PRESIDENT TO SEE THE INSIDE A FEDERAL PRISON FIRST HAND
INDIA: CONVICT HAMSA SENTENCED TO DEATH IN SAFIYA MURDER CASE

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