Two Public Executions on Tuesday in the North and South of Iran

June 16, 2015, 11:33 p.m.
Iranian Authorities Carry Out Two Public Executions While People Watch.¬† Iran Human Rights, June 16 2015: According to official reports in Iran, two prisoners were hanged to death in public on Tuesday in two different cities: Sari (in the province of Mazandaran) and Eqlid (in the province of Fars). The website for the Mazandaran Judiciary listed the name of the prisoner publicly hanged in Sari as "Jome Khan E.", son of Khalegh, and stated his charge as "Buying and possessing¬† 7 Kilograms and 270 Grams of crack". The prisoner was an Afghan citizen according to the official sources. Fars New Agency listed the name of the prisoner publicly hanged in Eqlid as "H.G." and stated his charge as "Raping a 16-year-old girl".