With the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the Iranian authorities have resumed the wave of executions. Since August 3, the Iranian media have reported 11 executions. 10 of the executions have been carried out in public. Iran Human Rights, August 8, 2014: Two men were publicly hanged in the city of Kermanshah (Western Iran) yesterday August 7, reported the Iranian state media. According to the official website of the Iranian Judiciary, the two men identified as "Hassan Cheraghalizadeh Esfehani" and "Hamid Nasiri Mir-Azizi", were convicted of murder and sentenced to qisas (retribution in kind).
The executions were carried out at the "Liberty Square" of Kermanshah, which has been the site of many public executions in the recent years. With these executions, the number of executions since the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan (last week) has reached to 11. 10 of the executions have been carried out in public. On August 6. four men were hanged publicly in Shiraz (Southern Iran). Two of the men were sentenced to death charged with sodomy, according to the official Iranian sources. Iran Human Rights (IHR) has called for international condemnation of these executions.