Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 15:23
Two men in Iran were publicly executed after they posted a video on YouTube committing an armed robbery.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 10:16
Iran`s authoritarian regime has been secretly executing hundreds of prisoners, according to a new UN report.
Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011, 21:20
Crimes that are punishable by death penalty in Iran include drug trafficking, murder, rape, armed robbery and kidnapping.
Last Updated: Monday, September 12, 2011, 15:56
The latest hanging brings to 192 the number of executions reported in Iran so far this year.
Last Updated: Monday, September 12, 2011, 09:22
The latest hanging brings to 187 the number of executions reported in Iran so far this year.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2011, 14:25
Iran has the second highest rate of executions in the world, after China.
Last Updated: Friday, May 13, 2011, 13:18
Iranian human rights chief said Osama bin Laden deserved a fair trial.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 03, 2011, 00:22
UN top human rights
official says Iran has executed 66 people this year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 01, 2011, 13:18
Iran has executed a man who
claimed he was God, after he was found guilty of heresy and
corruption, the official Fars news agency reported Tuesday.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 29, 2011, 13:05
The woman was held after taking part in anti-govt protests in Iran in 2009.
Last Updated: Monday, December 27, 2010, 09:34
Habibollah Latifi, convicted of "waging war against God", was held in 2007.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 20:37
Iranian police shot dead two gunmen among a group of attackers who tried to rescue two convicted bank robbers from imminent execution in SW Iran.
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