Iranian Authorities Hang Three Men to Death for Rape

July 26, 2015, 4:49 p.m.
Three prisoners charged with kidnapping and rape were hanged to death at Ilam Central Prison
Iran Human Rights, July 26, 2015: Three prisoners were hanged to death in a compound at Ilam Central Prison on Saturday morning, according to the Public Relations Department of the Province of Ilam quoting Ilam's Chief Justice. The prisoners, announced as A.K., R.A., and N.SH, were reportedly executed for the mutual kidnapping and rape of a woman. Their execution sentences were reportedly confirmed by Branch 22 of Iran's Supreme Court.