Nikon Photo Contest 2012-2013

Category B Photo story:1st place

Death Observers

Ebrahim Noroozi

Islam Repablic of Iran


After china Iran has the second highest rate in execution. Most of these executions carry out in public and residence areas by hanging. However these executions happen early morning, but many men and women in different ages from different classes come to watch hanging of the convicts. These pictures are portraits of people came to watch hanging of 2 convicts on 28th of June 2012 in Tehran. These two, have been punished by death because of raping 4 women and more than 3 tons of drug trafficking.