Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Two hanged in Lorestan, Iran

March 8, 2010: Two men were hanged in the province of Lorestan, west of Iran, early this week.

According to the official Iranian news agency IRNA, the individuals who were only identified by the initials "Gh. B." and "H. R." were convicted of drug trafficking.

IRNA reported that they were hanged in the city of Khorramabad early this week, the Iranian week begins on Saturday.

No other details were given.

Source: Independent Online, Iran Human Rights, March 3, 2008

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