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Family of Pakistani Prisoner Convicted at 14 Plead Against Execution as Final Appeal Fails
VICE News spoke to the family of Shafqat Hussain, who is scheduled to hang on Thursday. He was just 14 when he was sentenced to death and his 'confession' was allegedly extracted through days of torture.
Mohammad Zubair Khan and Sally Hayden
Pakistan’s Death Row Prisoners Face Broad 'Terrorism' Charges, Harrowing Conditions, and a Crumbling Justice System
Following the Peshawar massacre, Pakistan rushed to lift a moratorium on the death penalty, leading to many concerns for rights groups and the thousands languishing behind bars.