Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Executions → Hanging of two men and a woman in public in Iran
Two men and a woman were publicly hanged in northwestern Iran in July 15, 2007. The woman, identified only as Houriyeh, 29, and the two men were sentenced to death for the murders three months ago. "She had serious problems with her husband and hated his family. She hired Farhad and Reza to kill her brother-in-law and his parents," an unnamed judiciary official told the mass media. Houriyeh was wearing a head-to-toe black chador. The noose's knot on the woman's neck slipped to the front, that's why it took so long for her to die and causing more suffering. The case attracted great public interest and about 5000 people, including judiciary and police officials, gathered to watch the hangings.
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Death by hanging is not considered to be a humane method of exterminating a healthy human being. It is a very brutal and cruel death.
Hanging still exists as a method of death penalty in Egypt, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Pakistan, Singapore, and in the USA (Washington State). The hanging method used in Iran is extremely brutal, because the death by suffocation came slow.
|I like how only the
|They need to make public hanging legal in the US again. It would be nice to see a murderer suffer in public, than being put to sleep in private.|
|You have a good sense of humor|
|I do wish these bastards would get some decent HD camcorders|
|very very good|
tank you usa
|what a dancer.she is a perfect example of how all women should dance when hanged.|
|Shit like this proves there is no god. If god was merciful she would have died right away. Oh and never trust what the Iranian news says. Innocent people are framed all the time over there. Most of this is political.|
|Finger up bum brilliant|
How do you even know she hired men to
kill her family? I'm not saying there's
a conspiracy but that you should find
out the whole truth before you express
|i was laughing and cheering when the woman in black tried kicking. she shouldnt have hired men to kill. now shes in hell.|
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