IRAN. MAN PUBLICLY HANGED FOR MURDER
June 21, 2006: an Iranian man convicted of murder was publicly hanged in the southern city of Shiraz.
The 22-year-old man, only identified as Mohammad N., had been convicted of shooting dead another man while on leave from prison, where he was serving a sentence for armed robbery. (Sources: Agence France Presse, 21/06/2006)