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Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Executions → Execution of Gay Teens in Iran (July 19, 2005)

Two gay teenagers Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhoni were hanged in public in the Iranian city of Mashhad on July 19, 2005. Photos of the execution released by Iranian Students News Agency showed the two teens crying in the truck driving them to the gallows in Edalat (Justice) Square.

The case had considerable global resonance. Iran has been under fire by international human rights groups for executing those teenagers for almost one year. But there were some interesting facts regarding this case. The first one is that Ayaz and Mahmoud were caught by Iranian Police during having anal sex with a 13 year old boy. Because the age of consent for men in Iran is 15, this 13 year old boy was automatically then classified raped by Mahmoud and Ayaz. So, in the eyes of the Iranian law, that boy was raped! The second one was those teens were aged 18 and 19 (death penalty is forbidden in Iran for those under the age of 18 at the time of their crime; almost no one wrote about this in mass media). The father of the 13 year old boy also officially claimed his son was raped.

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Frank Underhill
Islam is a dirty filthy religion of pigs.
2010-08-29 04:27:52

pinche brutalidad malditas islamistas de mierda
2010-08-28 23:20:46

iran gay
Parsi boy shave asshole for boyfriend. Mahmoud do u like. Gay invented in iran.
2010-08-27 03:14:27

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
WE ARE NOT AFRAID OF THE WEST WE ARE NOT AFRAID OF YOU DIRTY......(screams like a 4 year old girl) OH NO A HOMO KILL HiM KILL HIM!!!!111!!!
2010-08-26 22:49:42

mahmoud ahmadinejad
2010-08-25 00:17:32

New Image?
Sodomy is not only common but predominate in most Muslim countries.
2010-08-23 03:44:25

Jail_Bailt ;)
American's are such shit holes. look at yourself judging others. yes i am an not saying all of uss are shit holes but majority are. i am not proud to call myself an american for the way most of you represant us. look at you with all your sexist/ racist/ homophbic comments. you ya YOU about to make a comment. are you a peice of shit too? or are you going to make a smart comment?
2010-07-28 10:40:18

There is Nothing wrong with being gay, wether or not they did rape they boy is besides the point. and capital punishment is bullshit EVERYONE has the right to live no matter what, even if they are complete sickos. some people deserver a servere punishment, but when does killing someone make anything right? the executionier should be accused of murder as well and all those who support it. Think about it there are so many kids having Under age sex its like a think kids think they must do, most likely this boy who was so what "Raped" was friends with these Teenagers and the all just wanted to have a good time together. i live in the Uk and killing people will only make all the shit in the world worse.

Have some respect arseholes
2010-07-25 11:38:02

So many assholes visit this site...
2010-07-17 05:02:21

Claude Cornet
Bernard may hope that America stands tall compared to Iran, when its relates to justice, however, America locks up teenagers for life?
2010-07-14 08:43:35

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