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Breard Execution / Vienna Convention #423555

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 15, 1998
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The execution in Virginia of Paraguayan Angel Breard for a 1992 murder despite pleas of a stay from the World Court reported. State Department report on the number of Americans detained overseas cited.

(No location given: Bob Cain) The possible impact of the Breard execution for Americans arrested abroad because he was not advised of his rights under the Vienna Convention examined. [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says Americans must be protected.] [International civil right attorney Bruce ZAGARIS - comments on the convention.] Statistics cited on the number of citizens from other countries in United States prisons and on death row.

Cain, Bob;
Woodruff, Judy

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