Iranian authorities continue the wave of execution. Since the beginning of August 2014 at least 84 people have been executed in different Iranian cities. Iran Human Rights once again urges the international community to condemn the arbitrary executions in Iran. Iran Human Rights, August 28, 2014: According to the official Iranian sources 9 people have been executed in different Iranian prisons during the last few days. These executions are in addition to the two public executions which were reported on Sunday.
The official website of the Iranian Judiciary in Hamedan (Western Iran) reported about the execution of four prisoners in the prison of Hamedan. Three of the prisoners , who were not identified by name, were charged with drug trafficking, while one prisoner identified as "M.S." was convicted of murder, said the report. The executions were reported on Monday August 25. One prisoner identified as "M. Ganji" was hanged in the prison of Qazvin (west of Tehran) on Monday August 25, reported the Judiciary of Qazvin province. The prisoner was convicted of a murder in 1995 said the report. The website of the Judiciary in Gilan province (Northern Iran) reported about the execution of two prisoners on Saturday August 23. The prisoners who both were convicted of murder, were identified as "M.P." (42) and "M.H." (38). The executions took place inside the prison of Rasht, said the report. The daily newspaper Khorasan reported on Tuesday August 26. about execution of one prisoner in the prison of Mashhad (North-Eastern Iran). The prisoner who was not identified by name was convicted of murder according to the report. A prisoner was hanged in the prison of Sarab (Northwestern Iran) reported Dana news agency. He was identified as "Dariush" and was convicted of a murder he allegedly committed 8 years ago, said the report. In addition to the above mentioned executions, which have been reported b the official Iranian sources, at least 16 other prisoners have been executed during the last four days according to unofficial sources. These executions have taken place in the prisons of Kerman, Kermanshah, Bandar Abbas, Saqez and Zahedan.