IRAQ'S 2012 EXECUTIONS TOP 2011'S NUMBER
February 20, 2012: Iraq executed four people, bringing the number of people put to death so far this year to at least 69, or one more than in all of 2011, a justice ministry official said.
"Four people, two of them convicted of terrorism-related charges and the others convicted of murder and kidnapping, were executed in the morning," the official told AFP.
All four were Iraqis, the official said. (Sources: AFP, 21/02/2012)