Annual report on the death penalty in Iran 2011

As the Iranian authorities continue the crackdown of the dissidents and the civil society, Iran Human Rights (IHR) presents its annual report on the death penalty in 2011 in Iran. The report was presented in press conferences at the Italian Senate, Paris City Hall and University of Oslo las week. Introduction: The execution wave that [...]

One execution and four amputations in the prison of Isfahan (central Iran)

One prisoner was executed and four other prisoners were punished with amputation of the limbs in the prison of Isfahan today Saturday October 8. According to the Iranian news agency ILNA, a 67 years old prisoner (picture), who is identified as “Ahmad” and known as “the old fox” in the Iranian media, was hanged in [...]

UN experts condemn public execution of juvenile and reiterate call for immediate halt on death penalty

International condemnation of the public hanging of 17-year old Alireza Molla Soltani that took place on Wednesday (21 September) in Tehran, continues. According to a statement by the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, four United Nations experts condemned the public execution by hanging of 17-year-old Alireza Molla Soltani, and the ongoing [...]

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 [...]

Pictures from public hangings: Shiraz April 16th 2011

Three young men were hanged in public the Iranian city of Shiraz, reported the official Iranian news agency IRNA. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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