HRANA News Agency – On Tuesday morning, November 29, 2011, two convicted rapists were publicly hanged in Azadi Square in the city of Kermanshah while several judicial and security officials and a large crowd of citizens watched the execution.Furthermore, the prosecutor of Kermanshah announced that six other prisoners convicted of drug related crimes were hanged this morning in prison.The identities of those executed have not been released.
In addition, according to a report by Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a young man convicted of rape was publicly hanged in Persian Gulf Square in the city of Saveh, Markazi Province, at dawn on Tuesday, November 29, 2011.This prisoner was identified by his initials (M. S.).
Iranian officials have reported that this prisoner was arrested together with two other individuals for the same crime.However, the hanged prisoner was the leader of a gang that identified and raped single women living alone.The other two prisoners have also been condemned to die, but their sentences have not been carried out yet.
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The following are excerpts from the account, obtained by RFE/RL, of a 25-year-old female student in Tehran of the scattered protests that took place in Tehran on February 20.
The opposition had called for the rally to mark a week since the deaths of two students in February 14 clashes between opposition protesters and security forces in Tehran.
Deployment of security forces in the routes leading to Azadi Square(route march today) started in Tehran and strongly security space is described.
Reporters informed the news agencies of Human Activists in Iran HRANA ,Imam Hosein Square, Shemiran Gate, Vakli Asr, and other areas of intersection march route as the bottleneck of forces is considered.
Interesting point is that the security forces are often station far from the settlement and plain clothes and driving a motorcycle is not news.
Cell phones interfere with one hand and short messaging system(SMS) also caused a slower process is informing.
It is said that at Azadi Square, people creating artificial traffic and traffic restrictions without attention to design traffic(even and odd plate cars) prevent the presence of security forces in this area has been also people with the deployment of traffic , Basij Meghdad and have prevented.
Activists report, a large rally in Tehran, Sadeghi Square, at 1.30 PM, formed the accumulation of moments that the audience grows with the number of slogans like ” death to Dictator” fresh ears.