Human rights group: Iran has executed more than 500 people in 2022

Israel National News reports: “Iran has executed more than 500 people so far in 2022, far more than in the whole of last year, the Norway-based group Iran Human Rights told AFP on Monday.

The group said at least 504 people had now been executed in Iran this year and it is still working to confirm additional cases of people said to have been hanged.

The figure comes as concern grows that the authorities will make extensive use of the death penalty against people involved in the anti-regime protests that have erupted in Iran since September.

IHR’s count includes four people who official media said were put to death on Sunday after being accused of working with Israel’s intelligence service…”

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