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#Justice?: Pakistan executes four over Peshawar massacre.

Pakistan executed four men on Wednesday for involvement in the massacre of 134 children at an army-run school in the north western city of Peshawar last year, media and security sources said. The hangings were the first executions of civilians convicted by Pakistan’s military courts, which were set up after …

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#Shameful: Pakistan is about to execute a paraplegic.

Pakistan is set to execute a disabled man as activists said it was nearing its 300th hanging in under a year, with Amnesty International slamming Islamabad Tuesday for “shamefully sealing its place among the world’s worst executioners”. The execution of Abdul Basit, a paraplegic who was convicted of murder in …

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