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Justice

An interview with an executioner: 'I don't feel anything'

It's not an interview a journalist gets to do every day — with an executioner. The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil got that chance when she sat down with Sabir Massih, 32, who's hanged nearly 50 people since Pakistan reinstated the death penalty. He tells Khalil what goes through his mind when he pulls the lever.

Justice

An interview with an executioner: 'I don't feel anything'

It's not an interview a journalist gets to do every day — with an executioner. The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil got that chance when she sat down with Sabir Massih, 32, who's hanged nearly 50 people since Pakistan reinstated the death penalty. He tells Khalil what goes through his mind when he pulls the lever.

Conflict & Justice

'There goes the neighborhood'

Sohaib Athar, a resident of Abbottabad, Pakistan, live-tweeted the raid on Osama bin Laden compound. His reaction to bin Laden's death was "there goes the neighborhood." The World's Marco Werman explores the various possible meanings of that phrase.