Despite an outcry from the international community and several human rights organizations against the use of capital punishment in Iran, the world still sees an increasing amount of images of hangings being carried out, ones that are justified by the Iranian regime as being a righteous duty for them.
By Jubin Katiraie
On Wednesday, June 10, the family of Hedayat Abdollah-Pour announced that Iranian authorities have executed him 20 days ago, according to the Hengaw human rights organization.
By Pooya Stone
A juvenile offender in northern Iran, who was convicted of alleged murder at just 16 after being tortured in prison, will be hanged in less than a month.
The Iranian government has executed over 100 prisoners since January, according to Iran Human Rights Monitor, with at least 79 executions carried out in secret.