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(New York, November 15, 2007) – The Pakistan government should immediately withdraw amendments to the country’s Army Act which give wide-ranging powers to the military, including the power to arrest, detain and try any civilian, Human Rights Watch said today. The military is Pakistan’s principal human rights abuser and the use of torture by its intelligence agencies is widespread and well-documented.
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