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Pakistan: Further information on imminent Execution / Unfair trial: Mirza Tahir Hussain (m)

, Index number: ASA 33/030/2006

Authorities at Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, Punjab province, have announced that Mirza Tahir Hussain (m) will be executed on 3 August 2006. He had previously been granted a stay of execution to allow his family more time to seek a pardon from and to offer monetary compensation to the family of the taxi driver he was found guilty of killing. However, the victim's family have refused to accept their offer.

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