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Pakistan: Executions not the answer to combating terrorism

Headline Title:  Pakistan: Executions not the answer to combating terrorism 19 December 2014  Resuming the death penalty is not the answer to combating terrorism in Pakistan and only perpetuates a cycle of violence, Amnesty International said as two people were executed in the country today for the first time since 2012.  Two people who had been convicted over their role in two separate Taliban attacks were hanged in Pakistan today. They were the first executions since the government lifted a moratorium on executions for those tried of terrorism-related charges this…

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