Death penalty: HRCP for stay of execution

The last execution of a prisoner in the country was in 2008.


News Desk May 15, 2012

NEWS DESK. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has noted with alarm that, despite an informal moratorium on executions, a man on death row is scheduled to be hanged in a Karachi prison on May 23. HRCP has called upon the government to stay the hanging and announce a formal moratorium on executions, a statement said on Monday. The last execution of a prisoner in the country was in 2008. PR

Published in The Express Tribune, May 15th, 2012.

 

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