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Iran: Seven hangings, execution verdicts in five days

Iran: Seven hangings, execution verdicts in five daysSubsequent to the election of Revolutionary Guardsman-terrorist Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as president, the clerical regime hanged six people and sentenced another to death in the past week.

Etemad daily reported yesterday that the Supreme Court upheld the death sentence against a young man, named Abbas. Charged with murder nine years ago, the victim will be put to death shortly, the daily wrote.

Sharq daily wrote Thursday that a man named Hajjian was hanged publicly in the northwestern city of Salmas.

Official news agency, IRNA, reported Wednesday, July 6, that three men, Ali Adelzadeh, Arash Gholamian Khorrassani and Davoud Daliran, were hanged in public in Qassemabad district of Mashad, northeast Iran. They had been charged with robbery.

Etemad also wrote that a young couple, Roya (34) and Mohammad (36), were hanged in Isfahan prison Tuesday, July 5. They had been charged with murder six years ago.

The Iranian Resistance calls on the international community to condemn the increasing wave of executions and crackdown in Iran and urges the United Nations Human Rights Commission to appoint a Special Representative on the situation of human rights in Iran.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran
July 10, 2005