Posts Categorized: Pakistan

Pakistan's parliament bans the death penalty

Asia News is reporting that Pakistan’s parliament has abolished the death penalty. Now the bill awaits Musharraf’s signature in order to become law. by Qaiser FelixThe bill launched by the premier to commemorate Benazir Bhutto was ratified by the government and now awaits President Musharraf’s signature. Welcomed by human rights groups, who are demanding improved…read more