UN expert says human rights situation in Iran has worsened since Rouhani became president

March 16, 2015 1:26 PM

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BERLIN – The U.N.'s special investigator on Iran says the human rights situation in the country has deteriorated since Hassan Rouhani became president in 2013.

Ahmed Shaheed says "in my view the overall situation has worsened, as indicated by the surge in executions."

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