IRAN: FOUR MEN HANGED FOR RAPE
June 20, 2012: According to the Iranian state-run media, four prisoners were hanged publicly in Tehran early in the morning.
According to the official website of the Iranian judiciary in Tehran the prisoners were all convicted of rape in four separate cases.
According to the report, the prisoners have been identified as: Iman Amani, son of Mohammad Hashem; Farshid Aliari, son of Farid; Behzad Tajik, son of Kazem; and Mohammad Aikahi, son of Hassan.
The four men had raped not only women but also girls and boys, the ISNA news agency reported.
The ages of the prisoners were not mentioned in the report. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 20/06/2012)