Iran Human RightsTwo men hanged in Iran

Two men hanged in Iran

-

AFP: Two Iranian men were hanged in prison on Monday in Yasooj, southwestern Iran, for murdering three people in a fight, Hambastegi daily reported Wednesday. Hatam Jarideh Kish, 38, and Ali Fath Hemati, 50, were convicted of killing two men and a woman in a village in Kohkilouyeh and
Boyerahmad provinces in summer 1997, the report said. AFP

TEHRAN – Two Iranian men were hanged in prison on Monday in Yasooj, southwestern Iran, for murdering three people in a fight, Hambastegi daily reported Wednesday.

Hatam Jarideh Kish, 38, and Ali Fath Hemati, 50, were convicted of killing two men and a woman in a village in Kohkilouyeh and Boyerahmad provinces in summer 1997, the report said.

Since the start of the year, Iran has executed 11 people, according to AFP witnesses and reports in the Iranian press.

Based on press reports, AFP recorded 97 death penalties in 2004.

Human rights organisation Amnesty International reported at least 159 people were executed in Iran — the highest rate in the world after China.

Murder, armed attacks, rape, apostasy and drug trafficking of more than five kilograms (11 pounds) are punishable by death in Iran.

Latest news

Iran’s Government Auctions Everything, Now This Bad Fortune Has Hit the Country’s Palms

The Iranian government is auctioning everything from the country’s resources and wealth, and the latest news is that they...

Iran Is Thirsty As People Protest

The hollow promises of the Iranian regime to the people are no longer effective. These days there is a...

Special Industries of Iran’s Government Are Drying Up the Country

Iran’s environmentalists and government experts know one of the reasons which they say is responsible for the water shortage...

Oil Bartering Reveals the Real Situation of Iran’s Government

According to economic observers, the Iranian regime's economy is facing impasses from any directions, on the one hand, the...

Western Officials in Shock Over the Illegal Execution of a Juvenile Offender in Iran

On November 24, Iranian prisoner Arman Abdolali was executed despite an international campaign to save his life as he...

Increasing Stagflation in Iran’s Brokerage Government

Iran's economy has been on a death road for years due to widespread government interference. An economy that due...

Must read

150,000 drug addicts in northeast Iran city

Iran Focus: Tehran, Jan. 13 - There are at...

Iran Nobel winner defends election boycott

AFP: Nobel peace prize winner Shirin Ebadi made an...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you