Archive for January 2014

“Stop the executions” – UN rights experts alarmed at the sharp increase in hangings in Iran

OHCHR – GENEVA (22 January 2014) – The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on the situation of human rights in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, and on summary executions, Christof Heyns, today called on the Government of Iran to urgently halt the abrupt surge in hangings in the country since the start of 2014.

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