• The number of executions in Iran in 2014, up to June 5, now totals 325; the Iranian government has admitted to only 122. These numbers do not include the Iranian regime's "silent executions" -- depriving prisoners who were tortured of medical care, and then claiming they died in prison of "natural causes."

On February 13, two prisoners were publicly hanged in Kouzehgari Square, in the Iranian city of Shiraz, and in the same spot on February 19, another prisoner was also publicly hanged.

The number of executions in Iran in 2014, up to June 5, now totals 325; the Iranian government has admitted to only 122, according to the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center's Chart of Executions by the Islamic Republic of Iran - 2014. These numbers do not include the Iranian regime's "silent executions" -- depriving prisoners who were tortured of medial care, and then claiming they died in prison of "natural causes."

The Mehr News Agency, an official mouthpiece of the Iranian regime, also reported that a prisoner was condemned to the sharia law punishment of "cutting off one hand and one foot."

A public hanging in Iran.

According to the "Freedom Messenger" [Ghasedane Azadi] and the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran:

"Thirty-two registered executions were conducted after the protests by Bakhtiari compatriots in different cities of the country, probably with the objective of intensifying terror and preventing the spread of the uprising.

"The West, in its never-ending and fruitless series of negotiations on the nuclear issue, has closed its eyes to these violations of human rights in Iran and the escalating executions and barbaric and savage punishments. Silence and inaction in face of growing oppression since Mullah Rouhani's assumption of office, whatever the excuse, encourages the regime to continue its anti-human atrocities.

"Once again, the Iranian Resistance underscores the necessity for the referral of the dossier of systematic violation of human rights in Iran to the United Nations Security Council."

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