Iran executes 11 people for drug smuggling
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.25 / Trend, T.Jafarov /
Some 11 people convicted of drug trafficking were executed in the Adylabad Prison in the Iranian city of Shiraz on Nov. 24, iribnews reported.
They were arrested on trafficking charges in 2008-2010, the Shiraz City Prosecutor's Office said.
The UN and Amnesty International has repeatedly called on Iran to abandon the death penalty. According to human rights activists, the actual number of executions in Iran is more than the official statistics.Azerbaijan announces cost of restoring water systems