Pakistan Issues First Death Sentence for Digital Blasphemy
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The ruling is a reminder that Pakistan's blasphemy law is an existential threat for the state.
The Death Penalty in South Asia
By Jivesh Jha
Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka have effectively abolished capital punishment. The rest of South Asia hasn't.
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
By Maria Kari
Pakistan rules schizophrenia does not preclude the death penalty. It is far from alone in executing mentally ill prisoners.
Pakistan and the Death Penalty
By Madiha Batool
Since lifting its moratorium on the death penalty in 2014, Pakistan has become one of the world's leading executioners.
Pakistan Responds to the Peshawar School Massacre
By Mina Sohail
Intense public outrage is forcing the government to step up its fight against terrorism.