IRAN: ABDOLHAMID RIGI EXECUTED IN ZAHEDAN
November 2, 2009: According to the Iranian Police news center, a member of the militant group "Jondollah", identified as Abdolhamid Rigi, was hanged in the prison of Zahedan.
He was convicted of moharebeh (at war with God) according to the report.
According to the state run news agnecy Fars, the man who was executed, was not the brother of Abdolmalek Rigi, leader of "Jondollah".
Jondollah, is a militant sunni muslim group that has been involved in armed struggle against the Iranian authorities in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan. The group has taken the responsibility of several deadly attacks against the revolutionary gurads in the past years. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 03/11/2009)