Pet Shop Boys Dedicate Album to Executed Iranian Youths

Fundamental is the fifteenth album, the ninth of entirely new music, by the British band Pet Shop Boys which was released on May 19, 2006 in Europe and May 22, 2006 in the UK and May 30, 2006 in Canada and is scheduled for release on June 27, 2006 in the USA.

The album is dedicated to two executed Iranian youths, Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhoni.

Or Does It Explode has this news on the Pet Shop Boys.

Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhoni were Iranian Arab teenagers from the province of Khuzestan who were hanged in Edalat (Justice) Square in Mashhad, northeast Iran, on July 19, 2005. The teenagers’ crime was being gay, although the Iranian regime added trumped up charges.

Pajamas is carrying the news.

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