IRAN. FIVE HANGED FOR RAPE AND KIDNAPPING
June 13, 2006: five Iranian men convicted of kidnapping and rape were hanged in the southern cities of Kerman and Zahedan.
Three men sentenced to die for six cases of kidnapping, robbery and rape were hanged in the morning hours in Kerman. Two other men, who were only identified as Said A. et Nasser Ch., were hanged in the southeastern city of Zahedan for armed kidnapping and "creating a climate of terror in society". (Sources: AFP, 14/06/2006)