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Pakistan: Thousands of prisoners at risk if government resumes executions

Headline Title:  Pakistan: Thousands of prisoners at risk if government resumes executions 03 July 2013 The new Pakistani government must not resume executions and instead impose an immediate moratorium on the use of the death penalty as a first step towards abolition, Amnesty International said.Media reports in Pakistan over the past few days have suggested that the new government, led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, may be moving rapidly to resume state killings in response to the prevailing law and order situation in the country."Any government green light to resume executions in…

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