Iran Human Rights, April 26, 2014: One prisoner was hanged in the public in Semnan (Northern Iran) today, April 26, reported the official website of the Iranian Judiciary in Semnan province.
The prisoner who was identified as "H. B.", was convicted of rape, said the report.
Earlier today, three prisoners were hanged publicly in Zabol
(Southeastern Iran). The execution wave has resumed after a one month break on the occasion of the Iranian news year. At least 48 people have been executed in the month of April, most of them not being announced by the official Iranian media.