Jamaica Withdraws from UN Human Rights Treaty Allowing Defendants on Death Row to Appeal to the UN Committee

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Thursday, January 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
1
20-21
Abstract: 
During the third week of October 1997, the Jamaican Government reported that it intends to withdraw from the provisions of the United Nations Convention, which permits prisoners on death row a final right of appeal to the U.N. Human Rights Committee... [more]