IRAN - Mehrdad Karimpou and Farid Mohammadi executed in Maragheh on January 30
|IRAN - Karimpour & Mohammadi
January 30, 2022:
Iran’s executed two men based on anti-gay charges.
Mehrdad Karimpou and Farid Mohammadi, were hanged in the Maragheh prison, according to the organization Human Rights Network in Iran. The men were arrested 6 years ago.
Iran’s regime frequently uses the charge of sodomy to impose the death penalty on gays and lesbians.
Human Rights Network in Iran said the Iranian regime-controlled media has not reported on the executions of the 2 men based on the country’s anti-gay law.
“The 2 Iranian men were executed today after being found guilty of charges related to homosexuality," Iran Human Rights Monitor tweeted. "Human rights websites identified the men as 32-year-old Mehrdad Karimpour & Farid Mohammadi. They were arrested 6 years ago & were in Maragheh prison until their execution.”
Iran’s regime executed two men based on anti-gay charges - The Jerusalem Post (jpost.com)
https://iran-hrm.com/2022/01/31/iran-executed-47-in-january-2022-including-17-drug-offenders/ (Source: Jerusalem Post)