Called the number of executions for drugs in the world

Organization Amnesty International has calculated the number of executed death penalties in the world for 2017.

993 executed death sentences executions drug-related be 272 (27 percent), according “the Russian service Bi-bi-si”.

In General, the majority of executions were carried out in Iran and Saudi Arabia. At the same time the quantity of the executions Iran is second, and Saudi Arabia in third place. The leaders also included Iraq and Pakistan. These four countries accounted for 84 percent of all executed punishment.

In the first place, Amnesty International put China, but Beijing is not officially publish data on death sentences. In this regard, the report stresses that the organization figures include only a small part executed globally.

these data are classified also in Vietnam and Belarus, which remains the only country in Europe where death penalty is still enforced.