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Iran executes 10 men despite international pleas

Headline Title:  Iran executes 10 men despite international pleas 22 October 2012 A shop worker convicted of a drugs-related charge was among 10 men put to death in Iran on Monday morning, despite calls on the country’s authorities by Amnesty International, UN human rights experts and others to halt their executions. Saeed Sedeghi was permitted a “final meeting” with his mother at Evin Prison on Sunday, when judicial officials announced that his death sentence would be carried out early on Monday. “Saeed Sedeghi and the nine other men executed today are the latest in Iran’s state killing…

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