Stop-knot plea to cops: 13-yr-old class topper stalls Forced Child wedding

A 13-year-old class topper ran away from home in an Islampur village yesterday evening and turned up at a police outpost pleading for help to escape the marriage fixed by her mother that was supposed to have taken place today. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share [...]

Public hangings continue: One man hanged in central province of Iran today

One man was hanged in public in the Markazi (central) province of Iran early this morning. According to the official website of the judiciart in the Markazi province of Iran, a man who was not dientified by name, was hanged in public in Mousa Abad, near Ashtian in the Markazi province, this morning. The man [...]

At least two minor offenders among the four executed in public in Bandar Abbas last week

According to the reports that Iran Human Rights (IHR) has received from reliable sources, at least two of those who were hanged in Bandar Abbas last week, were 17 years old at the time of the alleged offence. Four young men were hanged by cranes on April 21. on a beach in the Iranian city [...]

Four people hanged in public on a beach in the southern Iranian city of Bandar Abbas

Four people were hanged in public in the city of Bandar Abbas, south of Iran, this morning. According to several Iranian the men, who were not identified by name or age, were convicted of rape and murder. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati Tweet [...]

Another public hanging in the Fars province, south of Iran

One man was hanged in the town of Kazeroun, south of Iran according to official Iranian sources. According to the local news website “Kazeroun Nama”, a man identified as “Morteza Jokar” known as “Sardar” was hanged in public “Kenar Takhteh” near town of Kazeroun on April 16th. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook [...]

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