IRAN: THREE MEN HANGED
December 15, 2011: three men have been hanged recently in Iran for drug trafficking, rape.
The first unknown prisoner was hanged on December 14 in "Aran-Bigdel" (Central province of Isfahan) early in the morning. According to the official website of Aran-Bigdel the prisoner was convicted of 639 grams of crack and 12 grams of Hashish, said the report.
On December 13 two men were hanged publicly in the town of Rostam (Fars province, southern Iran), reported the state run Iranian news agency Fars.
According to the report the men were identified as "Samer R." and "Hossein M." and were convicted of kidnapping and rape earlier this year. Age of the prisoners was not mentioned in the report. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 14/12/2011)