Iran executes 20 Sunni ‘terrorists’ in a single day after forcing them to confess their crimes on TV

Iran has executed a group of 20 ‘terrorist’ Sunni prisoners for committing several murders and undermining national security, state media reported on Thursday.

‘These people had committed murder… killed women and children, caused destructions and acted against the security and killed Sunni religious leaders in some Kurdish regions,’ IRIB television quoted Prosecutor General Mohammad Javad Montazeri as saying.

He said all the executions – carried out by hanging – happened on Tuesday.