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FIVE PEOPLE, AMONG THEM AT LEAST ONE WOMAN, WERE HANGED IN TEHRAN - August 27

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http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

PART III
Article 6


1. Every human being has the inherent right to life. This right shall be protected by law. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his life.

2. In countries which have not abolished the death penalty, sentence of death may be imposed only for the most serious crimes in accordance with the law in force at the time of the commission of the crime and not contrary to the provisions of the present Covenant and to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. This penalty can only be carried out pursuant to a final judgement rendered by a competent court.

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ICCPR - Status of Ratification

http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/ratification/4.htm

Participant 

Signature 

Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d) 

 

Iran (Islamic Republic of) 

4 Apr 1968 

24 Jun 1975 

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http://www.iranhr.net:80/spip.php?article637

 

FIVE PEOPLE, AMONG THEM AT LEAST ONE WOMAN, WERE HANGED IN TEHRAN - August 27

 27 August 2008

[English] [فارسى]

 

Iran Human Rights, August 27: Five people were hanged in Tehranís Evin prison early this morning, reported the state run news agency ISCAnews today.

The news agency hasnít identified those executed by name.

According to reliable sources from Iran, one of those executed today was the 34 years old woman, Shabnam, who was convicted of killing her husband Mojtaba.

Iran Human Rights is investigating the details.

 





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