Indonesia has executed six people -- including five foreign nationals -- for drug offenses, setting off a diplomatic storm.
Last Wednesday, three men convicted of drug related charges were hanged in the prison in the Iranian city of Isfahan, state media reported. The prisoners died unnamed; only the charges and the fact of their execution were mentioned.
A Thai court yesterday sentenced three police officers to death for killing a teenager during a much-criticised drug crackdown by the government eight years ago.
Six people were executed as China prepared to mark a global anti-drug day, state press said Friday.
Enforcement by Britain, the UN and the EU backs up regimes that ignore human rights, says report.
More than a thousand people face execution for drug offenses each year around the globe, according to a report released this week by the International Harm Reduction Association (IHRA).
China kills 231 traffickers for UN International Day Against Drugs