Iran Human Rights, May 15, 2014: One prisoner was hanged in the prison of Semnan (northern Iran) early this morning reported the official website of the Iranian Judiciary in Semnan. The prisoner was identified as "A. S." and was convicted of murder and sentenced to qisas (retribution). According to unofficial sources four other prisoners were hanged in the prison of Urmia (West Azerbaijan, northwestern Iran) on Tuesday May 13. Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) reported that the prisoners were identified as "Mohammad Jalili Ayan, Vahid Pajohideh, Ghader Anbari and Aslan Amoui Milan. All the four prisoners were convicted of murder and sentenced to qesas.