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

, Index number: ASA 33/041/2006

Mirza Tahir Hussain, a British national who has been in detention in Pakistan for over 18 years, was due to be hanged on 1 October. He was temporarily saved from this fate by the Pakistani tradition of not holding executions during the Muslim holy month of Ramadhan. His execution date is to be moved forward and will now be scheduled for a date after 23 October.