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Public hangings resume after “Show of Democracy”: 4 prisoners, including one woman

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

After a two-week hiatus due to the presidential elections, Iranian authorities have begun executions again. Four prisoners, including one woman, were hanged in Shahr-e-Kord (western Iran) on June 20. The four prisoners were convicted of purchasing, possessing and trafficking heroin. Prisoners were elevated by using a crane (Lajvar) and then hanged.

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  • Published: 2 years ago on Tuesday, 25 June 2013
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: June 25, 2013 @ 2:33 pm
  • Filed Under: Human Rights
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    • http://iranhr.net/spip.php?article2802; http://www.farsnews.com/plarg.php?nn=464056&st;=890860 (photos) ; http://hra-news.org/1389-01-28-00-30-11/15859-1.html

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