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Over 300 Executed in Pakistan Since December


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Over 300 Executed in Pakistan Since December

WASHINGTON - The government of Pakistan has executed at least 300 people in the past 11 months, it’s emerged.

In a rare admission, an anonymous Interior Ministry official said yesterday that Pakistan’s total for hangings “now stands at 311” since the country resumed executions 11 months ago today. Setting aside the religious holidays, during which no executions took place, according to Pakistan’s own figures they have executed at least one person a day for the last eleven months.

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