IRAN: SIX PEOPLE HANGED
May 31, 2010: six people have been hanged recently in Iran.
Quoting Isfahan judiciary‚Äôs public relations, Isfahan Metropolis News agency (IMNA) reported that an Afghan citizen identified as Nour Jamal S. (26) was hanged on May 29 in the prison of Isfahan early in the morning. The man was convicted of smuggling 1,385 kg crack according to the report.
On May 24 five people, including one woman, were hanged in the prison of Rasht, in the north Iranian province of Gilan, according to the rights group "Iranian activists for human rights and democracy". No official Iranian source has confirmed this news yet. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 28-29/05/2010)