DAMASCUS: The Syrian government has executed thousands of prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Amnesty said the executions…
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan must not hang a mentally ill man suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, a rights group said Friday, after a court issued a warrant for his execution next week.
KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: The religious parties took to the streets on Monday in different cities against execution of Mumtaz Qadri, killer of governor Punjab Salmaan Taseer, prompting authorities to beef up security across major spots.
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Bar Association has announced to observe strike and not attend courts against execution of Mumtaz Qadri, killer of governor Punjab Salmaan Taseer.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to execute a disabled man as activists said it was nearing its 300th hanging in under a year, with Amnesty slamming Islamabad Tuesday for "shamefully sealing its place among the world's worst executioners".