Death for Pervez Musharraf overturned

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Updated 14 January 2020

Death for Pervez Musharraf overturned

January 14: The News report by Amir Riaz states that the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday declared the formation of a special court, which tried the former dictator Pervez Musharraf on charges of high treason and handed him death penalty, as unconstitutional, resulting in annulment of his capital punishment.

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Daniel Pearl murder: Pakistani court overturns death sentence of accused

Updated 03 April 2020

Daniel Pearl murder: Pakistani court overturns death sentence of accused

April 3: The Guardian report by Jason Burke states that a British-born Islamist militant facing execution for the 2002 kidnapping and murder of the Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl may walk free after a court in Pakistan commuted his sentence, and acquitted three co-accused.

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