London protest against executions of LGBT in Iran

Published: July 17, 2010

Gay Activists Alliance International is supporting a Persian Gay and Lesbian Liberators called protest 25 July to mark the fifth anniversary of the execution of Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhoni.

Mahmoud Asgari, 16, (Persian: ????? ?????) and Ayaz Marhoni, 18, (Persian: ???? ??????) were Iranian teenagers from the province of Khuzestan who were publicly hanged in Edalat (Justice) Square in Mashhad, northeast Iran, on July 19, 2005. They were executed after being convicted by the court of having raped a 13-year old boy.

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