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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.
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.
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.
British personnel have conducted air strikes in Syria, despite the Government’s claim that there would be a vote in Parliament before such action took place.
Experts at the UNHRC have ordered the Ethiopian government to release Andargachew Tsege, a Briton who was abducted in Yemen and rendered to Ethiopia in 2014.
New analysis from the NGO Iran Human Rights shows over two thirds of executions in Iran so far this year can be linked to UN narcotics programmes funded by European states.