Tag Archives: Amnesty International

Pakistan will imminently have executed 300 people since it lifted moratorium on executions

London, November 23, 2015 (PPI-OT): Pakistan will imminently have executed 300 people since it lifted a moratorium on executions, shamefully sealing its place among the world’s worst executioners, Amnesty International said today. On 25 November, …

Pakistan: End wave of executions in wake of Peshawar attack

London, January 16, 2015 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s government must immediately put an end to the spate of executions in the country in the wake of the Peshawar school attack, which has already seen 19 people put

Pakistan: Sickening Taliban school attack highlights vulnerability of civilians: Amnesty International

London, December 16, 2014 (PPI-OT): Today’s Taliban attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar shows a merciless disregard for human life and highlights the urgent need for protection of civilians in the

Pakistan must investigate Inter-Services Intelligence over attacks against journalists: Amnesty International

Islamabad, May 29, 2014 (PPI-OT): Pakistani authorities should immediately investigate the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the military’s premier spy agency, over its alleged involvement in journalist attacks, said Amnesty International on the third anniversary of the

Journalists in Pakistan live under constant threat of killings, harassment: Amnesty International

Islamabad, April 29, 2014 (PPI-OT): Journalists in Pakistan live under the constant threat of killings, harassment and other violence from all sides, including intelligence services, political parties and armed groups like the Taliban, Amnesty International

Amnesty International launches report on attacks on journalists in Pakistan

Islamabad, April 22, 2014 (PPI-OT): On Wednesday 30 April 2014, Amnesty International will launch a major new report on attacks on journalists in Pakistan. The report shows how Pakistan’s embattled media community faces threats, harassment,