Pakistan: Torture, deaths in custody and extrajudicial executions

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ASA 33/005/1993

This paper discusses AI's concerns about torture, deaths in custody and political killings in Pakistan since 1991. It includes a 30-page appendix which discusses the following cases from 1992/1993: illegal detention and torture of Ghulam Mustafa Soomro; illegal detention and torture of Inderjit Lohana; death of Bebal Khatoon Shirazi; death of Nazir Masih; illegal detention and torture of labourers and their families in rural private jails; the Mohajir Qaumi Movement as perpetrator and victim of human rights abuses; illegal detention, torture and extrajudicial execution of Niaz Hussain Pathan; illegal detention, torture and death of Mujib Aijaz Jatoi; extrajudicial executions of nine men at Tando Bahawal; reported torture and killing of seven young men at Shah Bandar; illegal detention, torture and death of Yusuf Jakhrani; illegal detention, torture and death of groups of villagers.

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