Tag Archives: Pakistan

UK Defence Secretary Fallon’s doubletalk re US/UK drone program’s sameness

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Dec 16, 2015 Fallon refuses to say whether US and UK drone programmes “the same”   The UK Defence Secretary today refused to answer questions from Members of Parliament on whether … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Pakistan govt stays execution of paraplegic man

Reprieve +44 (0) 7791 755 415 For immediate release: Tue Nov 24, 2015 Pakistan govt stays execution of paraplegic man The Pakistan government has stayed the exection of Abdul Basit, a paralysed man who had been set to hang at … Continue reading

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Reprieve: a mother’s plea for mercy to Pakistan’s president

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Wed Sept 30, 2015 Paraplegic set to hang in Pakistan appeals to President for mercy A paraplegic – whose execution was stayed after he had been dressed in black, had his … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Pakistan to execute another man arrested as a juvenile

Reprieve Update 9/29/15: The Pakistani authorities have this morning executed a man who was almost certainly a juvenile at the time of the alleged offence. Ansar Iqbal was arrested in 1994 on murder charges – which he denied – and … Continue reading

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Pakistan leaving itself open to botched hanging of paralyzed man; but may save elephant – update

Update 9/22/15: There was a last minute stay of execution this morning. Please share this update to help ensure that the stay will not be lifted, and Abdul Basit will be treated at least as well as Kaavan, the elephant. … Continue reading

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@David_Cameron: unchecked U.S. puppet/assassin, (increasingly) bloody fool

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Wednesday Sep 09, 2015 PM dodges MPs’ questions on drones policy   The Prime Minister today said he would not discuss with MPs the details of the Government’s targeted killing programme, … Continue reading

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Drone strike on Syria not authorized by Parliament kills two Brits: Reprieve comments.

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Monday Sep 07, 2015 UK drone strikes in Syria – Reprieve comment Commenting on the announcement that a UK drone strike in Syria ordered without Parliamentary approval has killed two British … Continue reading

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