Iran hangs two young inmates, one in public

Alireza Sadeghi

A young inmate identified as Alireza Sadeghi was hanged on November 18, 2017 in the Central Prison of Ilam, western Iran. He was found guilty of murder.
Another prisoner identified as 28-year-old Abbas.B was publicly hanged on November 13, 2017 in Babol, northern Iran. He had also been sentenced to death on murder charges.
Despite the publicity and the passage of a week, the state media has remained silent about the execution.
Absence of classification of undeliberate murders in Iran lead to capital punishment for everyone committed murder, intentional or un intentional.

Click here to view the full video of the public execution


  1. […] Iran, however, thrives on increasing violence across the region. Any decrease in such tensions is against Tehran’s interests as it allows the international community to place its crosshairs on Iran’s belligerence, including a controversial nuclear program, developing ballistic missiles, as senior Revolutionary Guards commanders recently threatened, spreading its influence across the Middle East through supporting terrorism and proxy groups across the board, and human rights violations. […]

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