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Iran: Biggest wave of political executions in Iran since early 1980s, says Amnesty International

, Index number: MDE 13/031/1988

The Iranian authorities have been carrying out the biggest wave of secret political executions since the early 1980s. Amnesty International said today (Tuesday 13 December). The worldwide human rights organization said the evidence for mass executions was now indisputable, with evidence coming from many sources, including relatives of executed prisoners and recent statements by the authorities themselves.

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