Iran: Two inmates were executed in western cities of Hamedan and Ilam
A young man identified as Hamid Imani was executed on March 1, in the Central Prison of Hamedan western Iran. He had lingered on death row since 10 years ago.
Another inmate, Ehsan Yaghoubi was hanged on March 2, in the Central Prison of Ilam, also in western Iran. Both were found guilty of murder.
According to the Amnesty International, Iran has the highest rate of execution per capita in the world.