The Times of India

March 11, 2015 12:53 AM

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has lifted its moratorium on the death penalty in all capital cases, officials said on Tuesday, after restarting executions for terrorism offences in the wake of a Taliban school massacre.

The interior ministry has directed provincial governments to proceed with hangings for prisoners who have exhausted all avenues of appeal and clemency, a senior official said. Another government official confirmed the news. Pakistan has hanged 24 convicts since resuming executions in December after ...

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