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Public Execution in Northern Iran Today

20 Nov 14
Public Execution in Northern Iran Today
Public executions continue in Iran. Another man was publicly hanged in Northern Iran today. Iran Human Rights, November 20, 2014: One man was hanged in public in the city of Ghaemshahr (Northern Iran) today, reported the official Iranian news agency IRNA. The prisoner was identified as "R. M." (32 year old) and sentenced to death convicted of rape, said the report. Today's public execution was the sixth so far in November 2014. A video footage from a public execution carried out 15. November  in Southern Iran shows that the prisoners are slowly pulled up with a crane. It takes normally several minutes till the prisoner dies by this method.