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Pakistan: Death penalty u-turn ‘exceptionally cruel’

Headline Title:  Pakistan: Death penalty u-turn ‘exceptionally cruel’ 27 June 2012 Pakistan’s flip-flop over a decision to commute Indian national Sarabjit Singh’s capital sentence to a life term is a cruel blow to him and his family, Amnesty International said today. The country’s authorities had announced yesterday that following the commutation of his sentence Singh would be released – having served two decades in jail.  But on Wednesday it emerged it was not Sarabjit Singh they meant but rather Surjit Singh – who has spent more than 20 years in prison after his death…

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