Acid blinding punishment stopped yesterday in Tehran

The retribution sentence of a man convicted of throwing acid in the face of a woman was set to take place this morning in Tehran but it was not implemented. Majid Movahedi was pardoned by Ameneh Bahrami, according to a report by the Iranian state-run news agency ISNA. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on [...]

Four people were hanged in southeastern Iran- Several possibly executed in Tehran

According to the official site of the Iranian judiciary in Kerman (southeastern Iran) four people were hanged in the central prison of this city early this morning. 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 [...]

A young boy was used to conduct the execution of a man in public in Iran early this morning

A man was hanged in public in the city of Qazvin, west of Tehran, early this morning. According to the official Iranian news agencies the man who was identified as “Mehdi Faraji” (37) was hanged in public, in the beginning of Qazvin’s “Isfahan street” early this morning. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook [...]

Past week: executions in Iran

8 May Disturbing reports from Ahvaz: 9 executed among them one minor- IHR demands international investigations According to the reports from Iran nine people, among them one minor, have been executed in the city of Ahvaz south of Iran. According to the Persian section of Alarabiya (the news website of Alarabiya TV channel), Iran’s Judiciary [...]

At least one person killed, several wounded and tens arrested in the pro-democracy protests in Iran today

According to the reports from reliable sources from Iran, one person was shot dead, several wounded and arrested in today’s pro-democracy protests in Tehran. Iranian state run news agencies confirmed one being shot dead and three wounded by gun shot, but they blamed the opposition for the shootings. In the biggest anti-government protest demonstrations since [...]

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