Amnesty International strongly oppose the death penalty of Pervaiz Musharaf

Amnesty International strongly oppose the death penalty of Pervaiz Musharaf

Amnesty International, a human rights activist around the world, has commented on the death sentence sent to former President-General-General Pervez Musharraf by the court, saying that no one is above the law, but we strongly oppose the death penalty.

It should be noted that the special court in Islamabad on December 17 had suspended former Constitution General (retd), Pervez Musharraf, on serious imprisonment by imposing an emergency in November 2007 and sentenced him to death under Article 6 of the constitution. The order was pronounced.

 According to the report, Amnesty International's South Asia deputy director Omar Varadich said that no one is above the law and contrary to the powerful generals in Pakistan, this historic decision is very encouraging, but it is also important. That they have the right to a fair trial without resorting to the death penalty.

It should be noted here that Amnesty International has been struggling for decades to end the worldwide death penalty.

Explaining Amnesty International's stance on the issue, Omar Wadiach said that the death penalty is a cruel, unjust and harassing sentence, it will give the impression of revenge rather than justice.

The human rights organization, however, demanded that they are called for a response to all human rights abuses during the regime of General Musharraf and his government.

The statement also issued a list of human rights violations committed during Musharraf's tenure, including extrajudicial killings, forced disappearances, torture, forced detention, political detainees, including murder, illegal killings, human rights volunteers. , Other serious human rights abuses against civil society members and armed group suspects.

Amnesty International documented human rights abuses during Pervez Musharraf's nine-year rule, which included the assassination of human rights volunteers, political opponents and armed groups by the government, torture, and torture by the government. As serious allegations were made.

In addition, Raml Mohi-ud-din, a volunteer at Amnesty International, said General (retd) Pervez Musharraf deserved punishment and committed many crimes, but the decision to impose the death sentence is wrong.



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