Confirmed: Iranian Regime Used Boy to Push Chair Out During Public Hanging

The Iranian regime used a boy to push the chair out during a public hanging this week in the city of Qazvin, west of Tehran.
This photo was reportedly taken during the hanging.

Iranian officials purportedly allowed a young boy to perform one of the public hangings.
There were some concerns that the photo may have been doctored.

It wasn’t. The photo is real.
I found the original at the Iranian Borna News website.

A young boy was used to draw the chair Mehdi was standing on.

Iran Human Rights
reported, via The Blaze:

A man was hanged in public in the city of Qazvin, west of Tehran, early this morning.

According to the official Iranian news agencies the man who was identified as “Mehdi Faraji” (37) was hanged in public, in the beginning of Qazvin’s “Isfahan street” early this morning.

Mehdi Faraji was convicted of murdering five women between May 2009 and March 2010.

This is the eighth public hanging that has taken in May 2011 in Iran.

According to our reports a young boy was used to draw the chair Mehdi was standing on and carry out the execution. The picture above shows the boy (arrow) while conducting the execution.

More… Women brought their children out to see the public hanging.

(Borna News Agency)

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