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    Man hanged in Qom's prison

    Iran Human Rights, November 27 : One prisoner was hanged in the prison of Qom (south of Tehran) reported the state run Iranian news agency Mehr today.

    According to the report the prisoner who was identified as "L. A." (age unknown) was convicted of participation in smugling and keeping 430 kilograms of crack. The execution was carried out on Thursday November 24, said the report.

    The report also said that another prisoner was hanged in connection with the same case on 3rd of July this year. Execution of this prisoner has not been reported by the official Iranian sources previously.

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    Iran hangs nine for rape, drug trafficking

    Iran on Tuesday hanged three convicted rapists and six drug traffickers -- one of them a woman -- in different cities, local media reported.

    Two of the men, aged 23 and 25, were hanged in public in the western city of Kermanshah, Fars news agency reported.

    They were executed after being found guilty of raping a number of women, some of them university students. They were not identified.

    Fars also said five men and one woman were hanged on Tuesday for drug trafficking, notably dealing in heroin. They were not identified either.

    ISNA news agency also reported a young man convicted of rape and identified by the initials M.S. was hanged publicly on Tuesday in the central town of Saveh, some 120 kilometres (72 miles) southwest of the capital.

    The hangings bring to 266 the number of executions in Iran so far this year, according to an AFP tally based on media and official reports.

    Human Rights Watch counted 388 executions in Iran in 2010. Amnesty International put the figure at 252, ranking the Islamic republic second only to China in the number of people put to death last year.

    Iran says the death penalty is essential to maintain law and order, and that it is applied only after exhaustive judicial proceedings.

    Murder, rape, armed robbery, drug trafficking and adultery are among the crimes punishable by death in Iran.

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    Public Hanging and Amputations in Iran Today

    One man was hanged publicly and amputation verdicts of two prisoners were implemented today Sunday December 11.

    According to the state run Iranian news agency ISNA, one man identified as "Kianoosh S. K. G." was hanged publicly in the "Danesh Square" of Shahr-e-Kord (west of Iran) early this morning. The man was convicted of kidnapping and rape of one woman. The report didnít mention the age of the prisoner.

    The official website of the judiciary in Fars province, amputation verdicts of two prisoners were carried out in the prison of Shiraz this morning. According to this report one foot of a prisoner who was convicted of armed robbery, was amputated today. The report stated that hand of this prisoner had been amputated earlier.

    One hand of another prisoner was also amputated in the same prison this morning.

    None of the prisoners were identified by name.

    Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, the spokesperson of Iran Human Rights (IHR) strongly condemned todayís medieval punishments which are only meant to spread fear in the Iranian society.

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    Four prisoners executed in Iran: Three hanged publicly

    Iran Human Rights, December 14: Three prisoners were hanged publicly in two Iranian towns yesterday 13. December and one prisoner was hanged today, reported the Iranian state media.

    Two prisoners hanged publicly in south-western Iran:

    Two men were hanged publicly in the town of Rostam (Fars province, southern Iran) yesterday morning (Tuesday December 13), reported the state run Iranian news agency Fars. According to the report the men were identified as "Samer R." and "Hossein M." and were convicted of kidnapping and rape earlier this year. Age of the prisoners was not mentioned in the report.

    One prisoner was hanged publicly in northern Iran:

    One prisoner was hanged in public in the northern Iranian city of Rasht (Gilan province) yesterday morning December 13, reported Fars news agency. According to the report the prisoner was identified as "Mohammadreza Tal" son of Ali, convicted of keeping, selling and buying 44 kilograms of heroin. The execution took place in the Soleimandarab area of Rasht yesterday at 08:30 AM.

    One prisoner was hanged in central Iran today:

    An unknown prisoner was hanged in "Aran-Bigdel" (Central Iranian province of Isfahan) early this morning. According to the official website of Aran-Bigdel the prisoner was convicted of 639 grams of crack and 12 grams of Hashish, said the report.

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    Iran: Heroin trafficker executed
    December 13, 2011: A convicted drug trafficker was executed early in the mornng in the Iranian city of Rasht, located on the Caspian Sea, according to the Herana human rights news agency.

    Mohammad Reza Tal had been sentenced to death for the sale of 44 kilograms of heroin, the report said.

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    Iran Human Rights, December 17: Three prisoners were hanged in the prison of Arak (south of Tehran) early Saturday morning December 13.

    According to the official website of the Iranian judiciary in the Markazi province, the three prisoners who were executed today were identified as: "S. P."; convicted of carrying and keeping 830 grams of crack, "M. A." and "P. A." for participation in carrying 5 kilos and 7 grams of heroin.

    All the prisoners were tried behind the closed doors by the Revolution Courts.

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    Man hanged in western Iran
    Iran Human Rights, December 18: One prisoner was hanged in the central prison of Ilam (western Iran) early this morning Sunday 18. December, reported the Iranian state run news agency ISNA.

    The man was identified as "H. A." and was convicted of kidnapping and rape of a woman, and drug trafficking, according to the report

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    Ten reportedly executed in Iran on Christmas Eve

    According to reliable sources from Iran ten prisoners were executed in two different prisons in Iran, early his morning December 24.

    One woman and six men executed in northwestern Iran:

    According to Mukrian news agency seven prisoners were executed early this morning in the prison of Urmia (Oroumieh), northwest of Iran. Quoting Mr. Masoud Shams, the lawyer of one of the prisoners, the report said that there was one woman among those executed today. Mr. Shams was not informed about the execution of his client said the report. According to the Iranian laws, the lawyer must be notified about the scheduled execution of the client 48 hours prior to the execution.

    According to this report all the seven prisoners executed this morning were convicted of drug trafficking and were identified as "Yousef A.", "Heydar D.", "Mehdi S", "Ghorbanali Sh.", "Saeid M.", "Sirus M." and "Nahid A." (woman).

    The official Iranian sources have not confirmed these executions yet. According to reliable sources there have been several executions in the prison of Urmia which have not been confirmed by the official sources.

    Two prisoners executed in northern Iran:

    According to the "Human rights and democracy activists in Iran" (HRDI) two prisoners were executed in the prison of Rasht (northern Iran) early this morning. Both the prisoners were convicted of drug trafficking. One of the prisoners who was executed was identifies as "Sajjad Tal" (26), brother of "Mohammadreza Tal" who was hanged publicly in Rasht two weeks ago.

    Iran Human Rights has previously warned about increased number of executions in Iran during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

    Source: Iran Human Rights, December 24, 2011

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    Iran hangs five for drug trafficking

    Tehran: Iran hanged five convicted drug traffickers in a prison in the northern city of Shahrud on Monday, the official IRNA news agency reported.

    The report did not give the identities or ages of the people sent to gallows but mentioned that they were from different Iranian cities.

    The hangings bring to 277 the number of people put to death in Iran this year, according to an AFP tally based on media and official reports.

    Human Rights Watch counted 388 executions in Iran in 2010.

    Amnesty International put the figure at 252, ranking the Islamic republic second only to China in the number of people put to death last year.

    Iran says the death penalty is essential to maintain law and order, and that it is applied only after exhaustive judicial proceedings.

    Murder, rape, armed robbery, drug trafficking and adultery are among the crimes punishable by death in Iran.

    http://gulfnews.com/news/region/iran...cking-1.957212

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    Iran: Two hanged in public in Qazvin

    ran Human Rights, December 29: Two young men were hanged publicly in Qazvin (Ghazvin, west of Tehran) this morning December 29.

    According to Jamejamonline (Iranian state television website) two young men identified as "Mohammad" and "Ali" (age not mentioned) were hanged publicly in the Navab-e-Jonubi Street of Qazvin this morning. The men were convicted of murdering four members of a family in March 2011.

    According to the official and unofficial reports at least 16 people have been executed since the Chrstmas day (25 december 2011).



    Source: Iran Human Rights, December 29, 2011 - [فارسى]

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