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Pakistan: Person with mental disability faces execution: Imdad Ali

, Index number: ASA 33/4907/2016

Imdad Ali, a death row prisoner with a mental disability, is at imminent risk of execution. He was convicted of the murder of a religious teacher in 2002. In 2012, he was diagnosed with “paranoid schizophrenia”. International law clearly prohibits the use of the death penalty against people with mental or intellectual disabilities.

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