Iranian regime hangs 12 Afghans – repor

NCRI – The Iranian regime has executed 12 Afghan citizens, according to a report released by Afghanistan’s Embassy in Tehran.

The Afghan citizen’s have been hanged in Isfahan, Karaj, and Arak cities, the report said without providing more details.

Some 5,000 Afghans are imprisoned for drug related charges in Iran and some one hundred are waiting for the execution, the report added.

On a number of occasions the government of Afghanistan has called on the Iranian regime to stop the execution of Afghan citizens.

Earlier this angry residents in the western province of Herat blocked the Herat city’s highway to protest against the execution of Afghans in Iran. Also protests have been held outside the Iranian regime’s embassy in Kabull.

http://www.ncr-iran.org/en/news/human-rights/14133-iranian-regime-hangs-12-afghans-report.html

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