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The government refuses to reveal which UK businesses accompanied it on a recent trade visit to Egypt, as concerns grow for an Irish teenager facing execution in Cairo.
The Government has been urged to end UK support for Pakistani drug operations that lead to death sentences.
The IRT is looking at whether the government should be allowed to keep secret evidence that may show its contribution to executions in Pakistan.
The Pakistani government has suspended plans to execute a man who was convicted at the age of 14 after being tortured and wrongly tried in an anti-terrorism court.
Questions have been raised over the UK Government's awareness of the number and identity of British citizens on death row in Pakistan as executions recommence.
Pakistani authorities have admitted that a man set to be hanged today is unconnected to the Peshawar school attack, but have no plans to stay his execution.
Many prisoners likely to be executed in Pakistan as executions resume were convicted of crimes that bear no relation to a terrorism threat, says legal charity Reprieve.
UK taxpayers’ money has enabled around 2,917 executions in Iran and more than 112 pending death sentences in Pakistan, says a report from legal charity Reprieve.
A mass trial for almost 500 people is about to resume in Egypt which may see death sentences handed down to the defendants, including an Irish teenager arrested last year.
More than 100 prisoners apprehended in UK-funded drug arrests now face execution in Pakistan as the country’s two-year death penalty moratorium looks set to end.