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A “Disturbing Element”

November 15, 2006

Disturbing indeed. The government of Iran appears to have executed another gay man in its ongoing campaign of persecution against gays and lesbians. The report from Iranian state news agency IRNA, translated and posted by the Persian Gay & Lesbian Organization, is worth reproducing here in full for its android-like Islamo-fascist tone:

A Delinquent Person was Executed in Kermanshah

IRNA: Tuesday, Nov 14, 2006

Shahab Darvishsi, a delinquent person was executed in the Azadi Square of Kermanshah on Tuesday evening.

According to the Communications Department of the Justice Department of the Kermanshah Province, the above-mentioned was found guilty [ by the court of law] of forming a coterie of corruption rings, physical assaults , and the despicable act of sodomy.

According to this report, his death sentence was issued by the Second Court of the town of Sahneh. The verdict was upheld by the Second Appeal Court of Kermanshah and the Twenty Seventh Branch of the Supreme Court.


Hundreds of Kermanshah’s residents were present at the scene of the execution. They were supportive of the Judicial System’s decision and called for adopting a tough stance against criminals and disturbing elements.