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The Islamabad High Court has said it will hear the first significant legal challenge to the execution of a Pakistani who was convicted as a juvenile.
The UN has called on Pakistan to permanently halt the planned execution of Shafqat Hussain and to investigate all cases of children on the country's death row.
The body investigating British abuses in Iraq says it will not request as evidence the US Senate report on CIA torture, in the case of two Pakistani men tortured and rendered by the UK and the US.
European governments that cooperated with the CIA’s secret detention, interrogation, and torture operations must come clean, says Amnesty.
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.
The final report of Brazil’s National Truth Commission has been hailed as an historic step towards justice for victims of the county's military dictatorship.
The Obama administration has today appealed against a federal judge’s ruling that videotapes showing force-feeding of a Guantanamo prisoner should be released.
A High Court judge has said that a victim of UK rendition and torture can proceed with his claims against the British Government.
The UK Government has admitted defeat in court over its claims that a renditions case could not be heard for fear of embarrassing the US.