Thursday, 29 December 2005
The Iranian state-run news agency IRNA reported on December 28 the public hangings of two men in Ahwaz (southwestern of Iran). They were identified as “Naim Abdoullah Kh.” (a.k.a. Rahim) and “Jalil H.”, had been condemned to death on charges of “warring against God” by the Ahwaz Revolutionary Court.
The clerical regime’s judiciary also issued a death sentence for a 22 year-old woman according to the Etemad daily on December 25. The daily Joumhouri also reported that three men were each given two death sentences by hanging and one death by stoning sentence in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.
The daily Hamshahri reported on December 22 that the death sentence for a man identified as Taghi had been upheld. The same day, IRNA reported that a prisoner named Jasem Chak had been condemned to death in Shiraz on charges of “hooliganism”.
These bring the number of hangings and death sentences in the past week to two and six respectively.