Posted News: Thu, Dec 14th, 2017
News Code: 912

Iran: Prisoner Hanged In Public


MAF NEWS – A prisoner was hanged in public in Khoy (Iranian Kurdistan) on murder charges.


According to Maf News, on the morning of Thursday December 14, a prisoner was hanged in public in one of the streets of Khoy. The 36 year-old prisoner was charged with murder during a street fight in 2012.

The report didn’t mention the identity of the prisoner but the Center for Democracy and Human Rights of Kurdistan identified him as Hadi Asadloo, Son of Seyfali, from Amirbeig Village in Khoy.

Iran is one of the few countries in the world where public executions are carried out.