Public Execution in Iran (14 images)

Updated: Nov. 2, 2009 at 12:58 PM
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Hossein Kavousifar, 24, a convicted murderer of Hassan Moghaddas, a hardline deputy prosecutor and head of the "guidance" court in Tehran, is publicly hanged in front of Moghaddas' picture in central Tehran, Iran on August 2, 2007. Moghaddas was shot dead by two men as he was getting into his car in August 2005. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)
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