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China must halt execution of Pakistan national

16 September 2011 Beijing urged to show clemency to Syed Zahid Hussain Shah, who is due to be executed next week. The Chinese government should halt the imminent execution of a Pakistan national, Amnesty International said today.Syed Zahid Hussain Shah, a 36-year-old-Pakistani businessman, is due to be executed by lethal injection on 21 September. Arrested in Shanghai in 2008 on drug trafficking charges, he was sentenced to death in 2010. That sentence was subsequently upheld by an appeal court and approved by China’s Supreme Court.  Four other Pakistanis arrested with Shah were…

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