September 19, 2017

UN: Freeze Funding of Iran Counter-Narcotics Efforts

Surge in Executions for Drug Trafficking

DECEMBER 17, 2014

(London) – The United Nations agency charged with combating illicit drug trafficking should withdraw its support for counter-narcotics police operations in Iranuntil the death penalty for drug offenses is abolished, six rights groups said in a letter published today. The groups made the plea after Iran’s judiciary hanged 18 alleged drug traffickers within 24 hours […]

IRAN: OUTRAGE AT EXECUTION OF DELARA DARABI

1 May 2009
This morning, Iranian authorities executed Delara Darabi in Rasht Central Prison. She is the second
person to be executed this year after being convicted of a crime she was alleged to have committed
while still under 18, Amnesty International revealed today.
“Amnesty International is outraged at the execution of Delara Darabi, and particularly at the news […]