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Reprieve: "Pakistan seems hell bent on rushing through executions of the more than 8000 people ... "
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Pakistan Supreme Court refuses to hear Shafqat Hussain appeal
Just hours after innocent juvenile Aftab Bahadur was hanged in the early hours of this morning, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal for Shafqat Hussain – who was convicted as a juvenile and sentenced to death based on a ‘confession’ extracted after days of torture. 489 more words
Austerity is a lie.
We have plenty of money.
The problem is that it is being gambled on Wall Street, instead of being invested on Main Street. 764 more words
Pressure is mounting on Canada’s correctional service to get rid of the practice of isolating prisoners for lengthy periods of time. In recent weeks, two lawsuits have been filed challenging “administrative segregation” as unconstitutional. 721 more words