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    Pakistan Lifts Death Penalty Moratorium Completely

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    Pakistan has lifted moratorium on death penalty completely, after restarting executions for terrorism offences.

    Pakistan has lifted moratorium on the death penalty completely, after restarting executions for terrorism offences in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre.

    Amnesty International estimates that Pakistan has more than 8,000 prisoners on death row, most of whom have exhausted the appeals process.


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