Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Iran: Surge of secret executions for drug offences must end

Headline Title:  Iran: Surge of secret executions for drug offences must end 15 December 2011 This year has seen a dramatic rise in the number of people – many impoverished – who are executed for drug offences in Iran, Amnesty International said today in a new report. In the 44-page Addicted to Death: Executions for Drug Offences in Iran, the organization finds that at least 488 people have been executed for alleged drug offences so far in 2011, a nearly threefold increase on the 2009 figures, when Amnesty International recorded at least 166 executions for similar offences. In…

Read complete article
© Amnesty International -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter