Wednesday March 7th, 2012 informationliberation.com
Iran Executed Nearly 500 Drug Offenders Last Year (StoptheDrugWar.org)
The Norwegian-based human rights group Iran Human Rights (IHR) has presented its annual report on the death penalty in the Islamic Republic and announce that at least 676 people were executed there last year. Of those, 480, or 71%, were executed for drug offenses, IHR said.