11 executions in Iran today- Five public hangings

Discussion in 'News And Current Events' started by iraniam, May 26, 2011.

  1. iraniam Member

    Iran Human rights, May 26: 11 people were hanged in four different Iranian cities today.
    Four people were hanged in public in the city of Shiraz, south of Iran.
    Four of the people were hanged in public at two different locations in Shiraz (southern Iran) this morning, according to the state-run Iranian news agency IRNA.
    Two of the men identified as Hamid Ranjbar Eslamlou and Hamidreza Bagheri were hanged at Kozegari Square in Shiraz. They were charged with "armed robbery, kidnapping, drinking alcohol, and [participating] in immoral relationships".
    Two other men identified as Masoud Dehghan and Mehdi Alipour were hanged in the Golestan area of Shiraz. They were convicted of rape.
    Earlier today a man was hanged in public in the city of Qazvin (pictures). A young boy was used to carry out the execution.
    Four people were hanged in Yasouj prison (western Iran) early this morning, reported the state-run Iranian news agency IRNA. They were convicted of drug-related offences. None of the executed people were identified by name.
    The Aftab news agency reported that two people were hanged in Sari prison (northern Iran) this morning. They were convicted of drug trafficking and were not identified by name.
    Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, the spokesperson of Iran Human Rights strongly condemned today’s execution and said : "These barbaric executions and using ordinary citizens, especially the minors to carry out these executions must be condemned by the world community". He added : "Iranian leaders must be held accountable for promoting a culture of murder and brutality in Iran".
    According to the official reports at least 52 people have been executed in the month of May. 13 of the executions have been carried out in public.
  2. Anonymous Member

    Just fucking great.
    I bet all they did was drink alcohol and engage in "immoral relationship" and the regime just made up the armed robbery so that the West wouldn't be outraged.

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