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February 13, 1987 | Associated Press
A U.N. report released Thursday says at least 7,000 people were executed in Iran between 1979 and 1985 and cites allegations that torture in the country continues to be widespread. But the report, compiled by Reynaldo Galindo Pohl of El Salvador for the 43-nation U.N. Human Rights Commission, notes a "certain (positive) evolution in the situation of human rights" in Iran.
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