Pakistan Executes Shafqat Hussain Despite World-Wide Outcry
Hussain is believed to have been sentenced as a juvenile but was executed this morning, Pakistan officials have confirmed, in what has been branded as a "deeply sad day" for the country.
Another Last-Minute Stay of Execution for Pakistani Prisoner Sentenced as a Juvenile
Shafqat Hussain is thought to have been 14 when he was sentenced to death in an anti-terror court, though he later claimed to have been tortured into a confession.
Stay of Execution Granted for Pakistani Prisoner Convicted at 14, But His Case Could Be One of Many
Authorities are investigating Shafqat Hussain's case after an international and domestic outcry. But activists say hundreds of juveniles could be on death row as a result of a "broken" system.