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A Saudi juvenile facing imminent ‘crucifixion’ has spoken of his hope for the future, despite a recent decision by the country’s courts to uphold his sentence.
The family of a juvenile sentenced to ‘crucifixion’ in Saudi Arabia have appealed to the Saudi authorities to spare him, as pressure mounts on the US and UK to intervene.
The hanging of a paralysed Pakistani man, which had been expected to take place yesterday (22 September) has not gone ahead, after a magistrate issued a last-minute stay of execution.
The family of a paraplegic death row prisoner in Pakistan have begged the authorities to cancel plans to execute him on 22 September.
The Attorney General has refused to say if the government has a ‘blanket’ or ‘case-by-case’ policy on targeted killings in countries with whom the UK is not at war.
The Lahore High Court has ruled that a disabled death-row inmate can be hanged, in a judgment suggesting Pakistan’s international obligations “should be kept aside.”
The UK Government has refused to confirm whether UK pilots have been involved in flying covert US drone strikes over Pakistan.
The UK government has told the UN that striking ISIS in Iraq is legal justification for drone strikes in Syria, despite David Cameron's earlier claim of pure UK ‘self-defence’.
The Prime Minister said yesterday he would not discuss with MPs the details of the Government’s targeted killing programme, the existence of which was revealed this week.
A Pakistani court will decide today (8 September) whether the government should be allowed to execute a severely mentally ill man.