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- Pakistan brings back death penalty, to anger of rights groups
By Syed Hassan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's new government, striving to appear determined to rein in escalating crime and militancy, has ended a ban on the death penalty, in a move condemned as "shocking and retrograde" by rights group Amnesty International. Such a reinstatement of capital punishment is rare, with about 150 countries having already either abolished the death penalty or ...
July 5, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News