Bordering Iran, Afghanistan, India and China, Pakistan sits at the crossroads between the Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Pakistan is a democratic republic, but has experienced several presidencies imposed by the military, the most recent of which came to a close in 2008. Journalists and human rights defenders face intimidation and threats from security forces and other armed groups, contributing to an environment where abuses and violence, particularly against women and girls, remain major problems.

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18475300070Population7878600029.850773735744Population under 15203500007.7102942848019Number of internet users
125 Human development index24 Happy planet ranking

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DEATH PENALTY: Submission for the Secretary-General's report on the death penalty 2018
30 Apr 2018
CRIN is campaigning for the abolition of inhuman sentencing of children, defined to include the death penalty, corporal...
PAKISTAN: UPR submission on inhuman sentencing of children
28 Mar 2017
Corporal punishment, life imprisonment and the death penalty are lawful sentences for offences committed by children in...
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