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Iran, Iraq, Drive Spike in Executions Worldwidei
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Henry Ridgwell
March 27, 2014 1:14 AM
The human rights campaign group Amnesty International says Iran and Iraq are behind a spike in the number of death penalties carried out worldwide in 2013. The group says China tops the list, followed by Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the United States. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

Iran, Iraq, Drive Spike in Executions Worldwide

Henry Ridgwell

Published March 26, 2014

The human rights campaign group Amnesty International says Iran and Iraq are behind a spike in the number of death penalties carried out worldwide in 2013. The group says China tops the list, followed by Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the United States. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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