Monthly Archives: May 2013

Iran opposition figures unite to condemn election as a charade

  Iranian opposition figures with various political allegiances have set aside differences and united to condemn the 14 June presidential election as a charade, saying the exclusion of candidates showed it lacks legitimacy. Guardian:,Exiled Iranians from different political groups including…

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Two Prisoners Hanged in Iran

  Iran Human Rights, May 31: Two men were hanged in Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj (west of Tehran). According to the Iranian daily newspaper “Javan” two prisoners were hanged in the Rajai Shahr Prison last Wednesday. One of the…

One Woman in Iran Flogged 100 Times then Hanged

Iran Human Rights, May 26: According to unofficial sources in Iran, at least one woman was hanged on Wednesday, May 22 in Gharchak Prison, located in Varamin (a city near Tehran). According to a report by Human Rights and Democracy…

Two Prisoners Were Hanged in Hamedan

  Iran Human Rights, May 21: Two prisoners were hanged in the prison of Hamedan (western Iran). According to the state run Iranian news agency ISNA the prisoners who were identified as “P.A.” and “S. L.” were convicted of murdering…

One Prisoner Was Hanged In Iran

Iran Human Rights, May 18: One prisoner was hanged in the prison of Khoramabad (western Iran) today May 18. According to the Iranian state broadcasting one prisoner who was not identified by name, was hanged in the prison of Khoramabad…

A Man Hanged in Public in Northern Iran

Iran Human Rights, May 16: A prisoner was hanged in public in Noshahr (northern Iran) today, reports Mehr, a state-run Iranian news agency. The man (who was identified as “M.T.” by Fars News, another official source in Iran) was convicted…

Three Prisoners Were Hanged in Iran

  Iran Human Rights, May 15: Three prisoners were hanged in the Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj (west of Tehran) today. Iran Human Rights (IHR) reported yesterday that three prisoners were transferred from their wards at the Rajai Shahr Prison…

Seven prisoners Were Hanged In Iran

  Iran Human Rights, May 15: Seven prisoners were hanged in the central Prison of Rasht (Northern Iran) today. According to the official website of the Iranian Judiciary in Gilan Province the prisoners were all convicted of possession and trafficking…

One Prisoner Was Hanged in (Western Iran)

Iran Human Rights, May 13: One prisoner was hanged in Kermanshah (western Iran) today. According to the Iranian state broadcasting a prisoner convicted of rape was hanged in kermanshah today. The prisoner was not identified by name. Read more