Death Sentence in Iran Border of Wildness: Law Observer
Azerbaijan, Baku 10 January /corr. Trend D.Khatinoglu / The law observers are concerned with the implementation of the death sentence in Iran. "The death sentence in Iran, is the border of the wildness," said the law observer Amirhossein Movahhedi, the Secretary General of Iran's Crisis Committee.
In the first days of 2008, the punishments began with regard to the13 people in Iran, BBC reports. In addition, the sentence was given by the Revolution Court to cut off the right arms and left legs of the five imprisoned people in Zahedan city. According to the unofficial information, the Iranian Court sentenced two people to be thrown off from the mountain.
Movahhedi confirmed the implementation of the final sentence, in his conversation with Trend from Tabriz on 10 January. According to him, such a kind of punishment is inhuman. "The cases of human rights violations in Iran have reached to a critical point and the international organizations should give reaction to the official Tehran," he said.
Mohammadreza Fagihi, Iranian politician and lawyer, reported to Trend by telephone that the punishments 'cutting off right arm and left leg' and 'throwing from the mountain' found their reflections in the articles of the Criminal Code of Iran and is the Islamic measures in their kinds. "These kinds of punishments are applied to the people who opposes the Islamic religion and revolution," Fagihi.