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Amnesty International has called for Pakistan to impose a moratorium on the death penalty after the execution of a man who was a juvenile at the time of his crime.
Shafqat Hussain was executed in Pakistan this morning despite widespread calls both within and outside the country for a stay.
The Court of Appeal in London has ruled against the Government in a case brought by a victim of rendition and torture.
A group of UN experts and a leading UK legal body have called on Pakistan’s government to halt all planned executions.
Too many women, many of whom are mothers, are sent to prison every year to serve short sentences for non-violent crimes, often for a first offence, a new briefing reveals.
A court in Pakistan has stayed the execution of a paraplegic man who was due to be hanged today (29 July).
Pakistan has set an execution date of 7 August for Shafqat Hussain, who was convicted as a juvenile following days of police torture.
The Obama administration last night asked a federal judge to reconsider her order to release the Guantánamo force-feeding tapes.
Amnesty International has repeated its call for the investigation into child abuse at Kincora children's home to be included in the Westminster child abuse inquiry.
A human rights watchdog in Pakistan has called for a stay of execution for Shafqat Hussain and an examination of allegations of torture and juvenility at the time of his sentencing.