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Mass execution of 11 prisoners in Ghezelhesar Prison of Iran

28 Jun 14
Mass execution of 11 prisoners in Ghezelhesar Prison of Iran

According to reports received by Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran (HRDAI),eleven prisoners were hanged in Ghezelhesar prison located in Karaj on the  morning  of  26th June, 2014.     Iran Human Rights, June 27:  Yesterday June 26, at least eleven prisoners from Wings 1, 2, 3 and 8 of Cell Block 2 of Ghezelhesar Prison were hanged in Karaj, according to HRDAI. The executed prisoners were between 25 and 40 years of age. Twelve prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement in prison prior to the execution on Wednesday, June 25.

Eleven of them were then executed the next morning, but the execution of one of them, named Ghasem, was postponed. The names of some of the prisoners executed today are as follows:

  1.  Islam (surname unknown), from Wing 1, Cell Block 2.
  2.  Mahdi A'layi, 30 years old, was a prisoner of about two years in Wing 2, Cell Block 2.
  3. KarimAziz Zadeh, 40 years old, was a prisoner of approximately four years inWing 2,Cell Block 2.
  4. Bahram Rezvan Panah, 40 years old, was a prisoner of more than two years in Wing 2, Cell Block 2.
  5. Mohammad Eghbal, 31 years old, was a prisoner of approximately one and half years in Wing 2, Cell Block 2.
  6. Karim Bagheri, 35 years old, was a prisoner of two years in Wing 2, Cell Block 2.
  7. Davood Karami, 40 years old, was a prisoner of more than three years in Wing 2, Cell Block 2.
  8. Borzoo Khosravi, 28 years old, was a prisoner of approximately five years in Wing 3, Cell Block 2.
  9. Kiomars Gholami, 25 years old, was a prisoner of more than ten months in Wing 3, Cell Block 2.
  10. Siamak Heidari , 27 years old, from Wing 3 , Cell Block 2.

The official Iranian sources haven't reported these executions yet. The charges for which the prisoners were sentenced to death have not been confirmed yet.