Although the Death Penalty had been abolished in the UK, the British Queen, however, still possessed the power to sign Death Warrants on behalf of the Privy Council, thus confirming Death Sentences handed-down by Trinidad Courts (the British Queen similarly signed numerous Death Warrants in 1999 – thus authorising a ‘mass hanging’).
Mr. ROBESON: In Russia I felt for the first time like a full human being. No color prejudice like in Mississippi, no color prejudice like in Washington. It was the first time I felt like a human being. Where I did not feel the pressure of color as I feel [it] in this Committee today.