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Executions Top UN List of Human Rights Concerns in Iran

Iran had a “deeply troubling” number of executions last year and did not keep a promise to protect ethnic and religious minorities, the United Nations said on Tuesday in its annual report on Tehran's human rights record. The report from the office of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the U.N. Human Rights Council catalogued U.N. concerns about rights violations in Iran against women, religious minorities, journalists and activists. The report was published as a deadline nears for...

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