IRAN: FOUR PEOPLE HANGED IN SHIRAZ
May 20, 2009: Four people were hanged in the prison of Shiraz in the morning, according to several Iranian newspapers such as Etemad.
According to the report the four people hanged in Shiraz were:
A woman identified as Afsaneh (29), convicted of extramarital relationship and murdering her husband in 2006; An Afghan man (age not mentioned) convicted of raping a 50 years old woman in 2005; A man identified as Rasoul (age not given) convicted of keeping drugs; A 20 years young man convicted of a murder in August 2006.
According to this information this unidentified young man was a minor at the time of committing the alleged offence. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 23/05/2009)