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Iranian dailies report more executions

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Public hangings in IranNCRI, September 5 - The clerical regime ruling Iran hanged a man in Iranshahr, Southeastern Iran, and sentenced three others to death in Tehran and Ahwaz, state-run dailies reporting from Iran.
 
The man identified as Houshang Bameri was hanged on Saturday morning in Iranshahr in the latest surge of executions and public hangings in Iran. He was charged with killing two members of security forces. (Jomhoury daily, September 4)

The judiciary in the southern oil-rich city of Ahwaz sentenced a 22-year-old man identified by his first name, Mohammad Reza. He was charged with murder. (Iran daily, September 4)

According to the government-run daily Kayhan, in the capital Tehran, another man identified as Nasser was sentenced to death after serving 13 years in prison. He was also accused of murder.

Etemad daily also reported on September 4 that an Afghan man, identified by his first name, Alireza, was sentenced by Tehran’s punitive court to death allegedly killing another Afghan man. His sentence will be carried out after 100 lashes for alleged adultery.

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