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Five cities protest against execution of gay teenagers

Five cities in the US and Europe will stage protests against the
execution of two teenage boys in Iran on charges involving homosexual
acts.

Dublin, San Francisco, London, Paris and Montpelier will join forces
on Thursday 11 August 2005 to oppose Iran’s use of the death penalty
and its persecution of lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

London protest – 1pm to 2pm

Embassy of Iran, 16 Prince’s Gate, London SW7
(near the Royal Albert Hall, by the junction of Kensington Road and
Exhibition Road)

Mahmoud Asgari (16) and Ayaz Marhoni (18) were hanged in Edalat
(Justice) Square in the city of Mashhad, in north east Iran, on 19
July 2005.

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