Iran had the largest number of executions for drug-related offences in 2017, with 205 known executions, a considerable drop from two years ago, when it had at least 571. File photo: Reuters

China, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Singapore executed people for drug-related crimes in 2017, according to Amnesty 

There was a continuing trend in countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to abolish the death penalty

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Iran had the largest number of executions for drug-related offences in 2017, with 205 known executions, a considerable drop from two years ago, when it had at least 571. File photo: Reuters
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