Iran Human Rights, November 23: Six prisoners among them two women were hanged in the prison of Yazd (Central Iran), reported the official site of the Iranian Judiciary in Yazd today.
According to the report the executions were carried out early Thursday morning, 21. November.
The prisoners are identified as "Abdolaziz A." convicted of participation in trafficking and possession of 18 kilograms of opium, 10 kilograms of crack and drug addiction; "Saeed B" for possession and trafficking of 52 kilograms of morphine containing drugs; "Sirus S" for possession and trafficking of 306 kilograms of concentrated heroin and for using opium; "Abolfazl A.
According to reports by human rights organizations many of those convicted of drug trafficking are subjected to torture, forced confessions and unfair trials.