IRAQ. REPORT: 235 SENTENCED TO DEATH IN 2006
February 21, 2007: the London daily Al-Sharq Al-Awsat reported that, in 2006, Iraqi courts sentenced 235 persons to death and over 6000 to life imprisonment.
Another 13 were sentenced to death in the last week alone. It is not known how many of condemned persons have actually been executed. (Sources: MEMRI, 21/02/2007)