Executions Around The World

Death Penalty News.  Thursday, April 2, 2015 — Amnesty: Iran regime carried out highest number of reported executions in 2014

 
Public execution in Iran

“The latest report on the death penalty by Amnesty International indicates that 607 recorded executions have been carried out in 22 countries around the world in 2014, a reduction of almost 22 % compared to the previous year.

The reported executions were carried out in Iran more than any country in the world.
In Iran the authorities officially announced 289 executions, but hundreds more were carried out which were not officially acknowledged, Amnesty report said.
Execution methods employed around the world included beheading, hanging, lethal injection and shooting.”
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