Iran – Number of executions in 2007 exceeds 250

Stop Fundamentalism, October 14 - The website of the [[National Council of Resistance of Iran]], www.ncr-iran.org reported recently that in the past ten months, in excess of 250 prisoners have been hanged by the Iranian regime. 

The report indicates that there are over 600 prisoners currently on death row in Iran, among them 71 juveniles.

Many international organizations, including [[Amnesty International]], have repeatedly condemned Iran for its dreadful record of human rights violations including a number of recent multiple public hangings which were filmed and televised by the state-run news media.

The NCRI, in its statement, expressed deep concern regarding the lives of over 60 political prisoners in Iran who are subject to continuous torture by [[Tehran]] rulers.

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