Posted by: bahareiran | May 26, 2011

Iran hangs six people, five of them in public

TEHRAN, May 26, 2011 (AFP) – Iran has hanged six men
convicted of murder, rape, armed robbery and kidnapping, including five who
were executed in public on Thursday, the official IRNA news agency reported.

The latest hangings bring to 137 the number of executions
reported in Iran so far in 2011, according to an AFP count based on media and
official reports.

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