At least 28 people have been executed during the last week, according to the official and unofficial sources. Iran Human Rights, August 8, 2014: Four prisoners were hanged in the prison of Rasht (Northern Iran) yesterday morning August 7, reported the Iranian state media. According to the official website of the Iranian Judiciary three of the prisoners were convicted of drug-related charges. These prisoners are identified as: R.A. (44), M.A. (45) and A. G. (40). The fourth prisoner who was hanged in Rasht yesterday was identified as K.S. and was convicted of murder.
During the last week there have been several unofficial reports about executions in the Baluchestan province (Southeastern Iran). The human rights and democracy activists in Iran (HRDAI) reported that five prisoners, including a mother and son, were hanged in the prison of Zahedan yesterday August 7. The son is identified as "Osman Dahmardeh" who according to the report was 17 year old (juvenile offender) when he was arrested together with his mother about 2 years ago. Both of them were executed yesterday. The report doesn't say anything about the charges. The three other prisoners were identified as Rasoulbakhsh Delshadi (28), Ali Besham Naroui (32) and Kamran Bameri (35). The charges for which these prisoners were sentenced to death is unknown. Other human rights groups have reported about the execution five other prisoners in other prisons of the Balichistan province. These include two prisoners in the prison os Saravan and three prisoners in the prison of Chah Bahar. None of the Baluchestan executions have been announced by the official sources yet.