IRAN: THREE MEN HANGED IN PUBLIC
February 20, 2011: According to reports from Iran, three men were hanged in public in the town of Salmas, northwest of Iran.
According to these reports the public hangings took place in the morning.
The Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) reported that two of the men identified as "Moslem Isapour" and "Ardalan Hatemi" both of Kurdish origin and convicted of drug trafficking, and one man identified as "Peyman Ghane", from the Iranian Azarbaijan, was convicted of kidnapping.
The news hasnât been reported by major Iranian news agencies. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 20/02/2011)