Human Rights
Sunday July 23, 2017

Young man hanged in Iran prison


Young man HangingTehran, Iran, Aug. 18 - A 21-year old prisoner from the southern port city of Bandar Abbass was hanged in prison, a state-run daily reported on Thursday.

The young man, identified as Farshid Farighi, was hanged in prison after he was convicted of murder, according to the daily Javan.

An Iranian man was hanged in public in the volatile town of Ahwaz

ImageTehran, Iran, Sep. 17 – An Iranian man was hanged in public in the volatile town of Ahwaz, southwest Iran, on Saturday morning, Iran state-run news agency reported.

Iran to amputate prisoner’s arm and leg for theft

ImageTehran, Apr. 13 – A young man in Iran is to have his right hand and left leg amputated today for theft, a state-run daily reported.

The young man identified only as Mohammad B. is currently being held in Karoon prison in the south-western town of Ahwaz.

Iran hangs youth in central Iran prison

Tehran, Iran, Sep. 17 – A young Iranian man was hanged in a penitentiary centre in the city of Yazd, central Iran, a state-run daily reported on Saturday.

Iran jails dissident student leader

ImageTEHRAN - Iranian dissident student leader Ali Afshari has been sentenced to six years in jail for "attacking national security", a source close to him said Monday.

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