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Pakistan: Don’t Try Civilians in Military Courts

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Paramilitary troops and police officers stand guard outside a court where Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to appear in Islamabad, Pakistan, May 23, 2023.  © 2023 Anjum Naveed/AP Photo (New York) – The Pakistan government should immediately transfer civilians set to be tried in military courts to the civilian justice system, Human Rights Watch said today. Trying civilians before military courts violates Pakistan’s obligations under international human rights law to ensure the due process and fair trial rights of criminal suspects. The Pakistan…

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