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Two prisoners hanged in public in Karaj (West of Tehran)

15 Feb 14
Two prisoners hanged in public in Karaj (West of Tehran)
Two days after the public hangings in Shiraz, two men were hanged near Golshahr metro station of Karaj, west of Tehran, early this morning. Iran Human Rights, February 15, 2014: Two men were hanged in public in the city of Karaj at 7 AM this morning, reported the Iranian state media today.  The state run Fars news agency reported that the men who were identified as "A. R." (23 year old) and "N. J." (37 year old), were convicted of rape , kidnapping and armed robbery.
Other local news sources identified these prisoners as "Nematollah Jazaei" and "Abolfazl Rezaei". According to Dana News website one of the prisoners was calling God's name and asking for forgiveness. Iran Human Rights (IHR) has repeatedly asked for an international ban on public executions.     150214-Karaj-3 150214-Karaj-7 150214-Karaj-11