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Pakistan witnesses no let-up in executions by military courts, UN Human Rights Committee expresses concern
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Pakistan witnesses no let-up in executions by military courts, UN Human Rights Committee expresses concern

The United Nations (UN) has asked Pakistan to review the legislation relating to military courts that gives them the authority to impose the death penalty, reform military courts to ensure fair trial and to ensure that coerced confessions are never admissible in legal proceedings, after a recent, first-ever UN review of the country’s record of implementing its civil and political rights.