Pakistan rejects EU’s call for halting executions

12 Jun, 2015 12:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Foreign Office on Friday rejected the European Union’s (EU) concerns over reimposing a moratorium on executions saying that death sentences fall under international law.

As per reports, FO spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah said that only the convicts involved in heinous crimes are being executed. “The awarding of death sentences comes under international laws and it is Pakistan’s internal affair,” he added.


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