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GENEVA (22 January 2014) – The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on the situation of human rights in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, and on summary executions, Christof Heyns, today called on the Government of Iran to urgently halt the abrupt surge in hangings in the country since the start of 2014.

AFP-BAGHDAD, Iraq – Iraq has executed 26 men convicted of "terrorism," the justice ministry said on Tuesday, despite widespread international condemnation of Iraq's extensive use of the death penalty.

NCRI- Mullahs’ regime judiciary confirmed the death sentence for nineteen year old Saman Nassim. Mr. Nassim who is from Marivan is currently held in Urumiyah central prison. He was arrested in June 2011 when he was only 17 and was condemned to death on charge of Moharebeh for being a PJAK member.

INU - Mullah Mostafa PourMohammadi, the Justice Minister of Rouhani’s cabinet, in a fiercely worded attack on Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights violations in Iran, called him a “corrupt person”. Accroding to Fars News Agency affiliated to IRGC PourMohammadi on Januray 16 said: “Ahmed Shaheed is not even a jurist and he has entered the arena as a political operative. From the outset, he has taken a stand against us; in essence we are against having a Rapporteur.”

INU - Mullah Mostafa PourMohammadi, the Justice Minister of Rouhani’s cabinet, in a fiercely worded attack on Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights violations in Iran, called him a “corrupt person”. Accroding to Fars News Agency affiliated to IRGC PourMohammadi on Januray 16 said: “Ahmed Shaheed is not even a jurist and he has entered the arena as a political operative. From the outset, he has taken a stand against us; in essence we are against having a Rapporteur.”

AI - Iran has carried out a total of 40 executions since the beginning of 2014, with at least 33 carried out in the past week alone, said Amnesty International today.

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