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 Topic: Shahab Darvishsi Executed in Iran

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Posted: 14 Nov 2006, 11:39 pm    Post subject: Shahab Darvishsi Executed in Iran Reply with quote

Iran Executed another person for same-sex relationship

http://www.irna.com/fa/news/view/line-14/8508234483172234.htm

Translated by: Hossein Alizadeh

This just came in from Iran's state-run News Agency, IRNA:

A Delinquent Person was Executed in Kermanshah

IRNA: Tuesday, Nov 14, 2006

Shahab Darvishsi, a delinquent person was executed in the Azadi Square of Kermanshah on Tuesday evening.

According to the Communications Department of the Justice Department of the Kermanshah Province, the above-mentioned was found guilty [ by the court of law] of forming a coterie of corruption rings, physical assaults , and the despicable act of sodomy.

According to this report, his death sentence was issued by the Second Court of the town of Sahneh. The verdict was upheld by the Second Appeal Court of Kermanshah and the Twenty Seventh Branch of the Supreme Court.

Hundreds of Kermanshah's residents were present at the scene of the execution. They were supportive of the Judicial System's decision and called for adopting a tough stance against criminals and disturbing elements.

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Taraneh Forouhar
Communications Coordinator
Persian Gay & Lesbian Organization PGLO
(Recently Renamed IRanian Queer Organization IRQO)

www.pglo.net
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