IRAN: TWO YOUNG MEN HANGED PUBLICLY IN QAZVIN
December 29, 2011: Two young men were hanged publicly in Qazvin (west of Tehran) this morning.
According to Jamejamonline (Iranian state television website) two young men identified as "Mohammad" and "Ali" (age not mentioned) were hanged publicly in the Navab-e-Jonubi Street of Qazvin this morning. The men were convicted of murdering four members of a family in March 2011.
According to the official and unofficial reports at least 16 people have been executed since the Chrstmas day (25 december 2011). (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 29/12/2011)