Two prisoners were hanged publicly in southern Iran this morning

June 11, 2012 Source : http://iranhr.net

Iran Human Rights, June 11: Two prisoners were hanged publicly in the city of Bushehr (southern Iran) this morning.

According to the official Iranian news agency two prisoners who were not identified by name, were hanged publicly in the Abpakhsh area of the city. According to the report the prisoners were convicted of murder that took place under an armed clash as they wanted to steal a motor bike under a motor rally in the Abpakhsh area of Bushehr about 6 months ago.

In a statement that was published yesterday, Iran Human Rights warned about the imminent danger of execution of 8 people among them the two who were hanged today, five Ahwazi Arab political prisoners and one woman.

IHR urged the international community to react and Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, the spokesperson of IHR said: “international pressure is the only hope these prisoners have”.

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