IRAN. MAN HANGED IN PUBLIC FOR MURDER
May 22, 2006: an Iranian man convicted of murder was hanged in public in the southern town of Jahrom.
The man identified as Mehdi, 33, was hanged at an intersection in Jahrom, Fars province, while 4,000 people gathered to watch the execution. (Sources: Agence France Presse, 23/05/2006)