IRAN - RARE LIVE HISTORICAL FILM
WOMAN & TWO MEN BEING HANGED IN
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
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
Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d)
(Islamic Republic of)
of Woman, 2 Men Being Hanged in Public in Iran
Tue. 24 Jul 2007
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
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
here to view the film.