IRAN: THREE MEN EXECUTED
May 17, 2011: three men have been hanged in Iran, Iran Human Rights reported.
The two brothers Mohammad and Abdollah Fathi were executed on May 17 in the Dastjerd prison of Isfahan.
Mohamad Fathi (27), and Abdollah Fathi (29), were arrested on March 2010 and transferred to Isfahan prison. According to the family they have been under physical and psychological torture to accept the false charges against them. The charges include, âInvolvement with anti-revolutionary groupsâ, âTaking action for arms struggleâ, âEnmity against Godâ, and âArmed robberyâ. They were sentenced to death by Judge Moghiseh from branch 24 of the Revolutionary Court on the charge of Moharebeh (enmity against God).
On May 12, one man was hanged in the city of Bandar Abbas (south of Iran) reported the official site of the Iranian judiciary in Hormozgan province.
According to the state run Iranian news agency ISNA, the man was identified as "A. S." and was convicted of rape and robbery in the town of Minab. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 17/05/2011)