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March 8, 2014 1:00 pm

Iran Official Says High Execution Rate Should be Seen as ‘Positive’

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Execution of prisoners in Iran. Photo: DPGI.

Fox News – Iran has stepped up executions, and believes in doing so, it has earned the gratitude of mankind.

The Islamic republic’s execution rate, which has soared to ghastly heights since self-described moderate Hassan Rouhani became president last year, should be viewed as a “positive marker of Iranian achievement,” according to the head of Iran’s Judiciary Human Rights Council.

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