IRAN: TWO PRISONERS HANGED FOR RAPE, MURDER
July 19, 2012: Two prisoners were hanged in two Iranian cities.
One prisoner was hanged publicly in the city of Shiraz (Fars Province, southern Iran) this morning, reported the official web site of the Iranian judiciary in the Fars Province.
The prisoner was identified as "A. T." and was convicted of kindapping and rape according to the report.
Fars Province was on the top of the list of the provinces with public executions in 2011 and is normally among the provinces with the highest number of public executions in Iran.
One prisoner was hanged in the central prisoner of Zahedan early this morning reported the official web site of the Iranian judiciary in Sistan-Baluchestan province. The prisoner who was not identified by name was convicted of murdering "Gholamhossein Jafari", a revolutionary guard member and the commander of the security forces in Iranshahr (the second largest city of the province of Baluchestan). (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 19/07/2012)