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  6/3/2014, Sivan 5, 5774

U.S. Voices Concerns Over Iran Executions

The United States on Monday voiced renewed concerns about the large number of executions in Iran, the day after a political prisoner was hanged despite international concern, reported AFP.

The prisoner, Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani, was executed after being convicted of "waging war against God" by helping the opposition People's Mujahedeen Organization of Iran (PMOI), Iranian state media reported.