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Iran Urged To Halt Execution Of Two Ahwazi Arabs

RTT – 5.22.2014 UN human rights experts have appealed to Iranian authorities to halt the scheduled execution of two members of Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority after their death sentences were reportedly upheld by the Iranian Supreme Court.

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2 prisoners were hanged in Mashhad

15th February, 2014 -IranSOS- 2 prisoners have been hanged on charge of murder in Vakil Abad prison of Mashhad. According to the report of (HRANA), two prisoners were executed by gallows in Vakil Abad prison of Mashhad, on Thursday February 13th.

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Iran Executed 6 of 10 People Sentenced to Death in Kurdistan

Iranian РJanuary 17, 2014 РThe Centre for Supporters of Human Rights reports on four Kurdish prisoners on death row in Ghezel Hesar Prison who have been on hunger strike for more than a staggering two months. They are reportedly refusing food in protest to their detention and death sentences. Their names are: Jamshid and Jahangir Dehgani (brothers), Hamed Ahmadi and Kamal Molayee.

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Execution of 16 Baluchi prisoners highlights the ongoing State terror policy

Paris, 28 October 2013. Sixteen Iranian Baluchi prisoners were speedily executed on 26 October in retaliation for an armed attack by Baluchi insurgents on the previous day in Saravan city, south-east Iran.

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Death penalty in Iran

A State terror policy – Special Update for 11th World Day against the Death Penalty

I. INTRODUCTION – The change of administration in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) and taking of office by a new president on 3 August 2013 has not brought any change as far as the death penalty is concerned. Between the 14 June presidential election and 1st October, more than 200 people have been reportedly executed, including possibly four people who may have been younger than 18 at the time of the commission of the alleged crimes.[1]