Ban on death penalty moratorium government’s negligence: Ex-judge

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As the Pakistan government is wrapping up mercy appeals of convicts after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif revoked the moratorium on death penalty, former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry termed the moratorium as the government’s negligence, media reported Thursday. The former chief justice stated that “it should not have been enforced”, according to a… Read more »