Pakistan: Prisoners' request for painless execution denied

| January 12, 2018 |
A court has turned down attempts by 2 death row prisoners who wanted the way death sentences are carried out to be changed. A 2-judge bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) comprising Justice Roohul Amin and Justice Qalandar Ali Khan on Thursday dismissed petitions filed by 2 death row prisoners who have challenged the penalty of "hanging till death" and instead asked for a 'less painful'

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