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Such films are often removed from the internet, so viewing now

is a sobering but reality opportunity of graphic human rights abuse.




International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI)
of 16 December 1966
entry into force 23 March 1976, in accordance with Article 49
Article 6
1. Every human being has the inherent right to life. This right shall be protected by law. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his life.
2. In countries which have not abolished the death penalty, sentence of death may be imposed only for the most serious crimes in accordance with the law in force at the time of the commission of the crime and not contrary to the provisions of the present Covenant and to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. This penalty can only be carried out pursuant to a final judgement rendered by a competent court.
3. When deprivation of life constitutes the crime of genocide, it is understood that nothing in this article shall authorize any State Party to the present Covenant to derogate in any way from any obligation assumed under the provisions of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.
4. Anyone sentenced to death shall have the right to seek pardon or commutation of the sentence. Amnesty, pardon or commutation of the sentence of death may be granted in all cases.
5. Sentence of death shall not be imposed for crimes committed by persons below eighteen years of age and shall not be carried out on pregnant women.
6. Nothing in this article shall be invoked to delay or to prevent the abolition of capital punishment by any State Party to the present Covenant.






Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d) 



Iran (Islamic Republic of) 

4 Apr 1968 

24 Jun 1975 






Film of Woman, 2 Men Being Hanged in Public in Iran


Tue. 24 Jul 2007

Iran Focus

London, Jul. 24 – An Iranian opposition satellite channel has broadcasted shocking footage of a public execution of a woman and two men in Iran.

Simay-e Azadi aired the footage.

It is believed the woman and two men were hanged as recently as this month.

The clip was captured by a bystander and smuggled out of Iran. Simay-e Azadi said it obtained the video from supporters of the People’s Mojahedin (MeK).

Click here to view the film.