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Pakistan hangs 12 men in largest execution since moratorium lifted

Pakistan hangs 12 men in largest execution since moratorium lifted

Mar 17, – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted a de facto moratorium on capital punishment on Dec. 17, a day after Pakistani Taliban gunmen attacked a school and killed 132 students and nine teachers. The slaughter put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the Islamist insurgency. Pakistan hanged 12 male convicts on […]

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