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Pakistan’s first execution in four years has been condemned by human rights and anti-death penalty groups, as thousands remain on death row.
The UK Government is being challenged to help Pakistan boost its disastrously low tax revenues by breaking down global financial secrecy.
An international campaign is being organised to nominate the 15-year old young woman shot in the head by the Taliban for a Nobel Peace Prize.
A British woman facing the death penalty in Pakistan, who is being held in jail along with her newborn baby, is due to appear in court tomorrow (1 November).
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for shooting a 14-year Pakistani human rights activist in Swat valley who is now being treated in hospital.
The UK Government has been threatened with legal action over its failure to stop the export of components for the drones used by the CIA in Pakistan.
The legal charity, Reprieve, has asked Barack Obama for a guarantee that an international protest march through North West Pakistan will not be hit by CIA drones.
A report published by Stanford University and New York University warns that the CIA’s drone campaign “terrorises" people in North-West Pakistan “twenty-four hours a day.
A World Council of Churches sponsored hearing has urged the Pakistani government to take steps to stop abuse of the blasphemy law.
A public hearing on the “Misuse of blasphemy law and religious minorities in Pakistan”, organised by the World Council of Churches, is being held in Geneva.