/ IHRightsRT @impactiran: The resolution on the #humanrights situation in Iran has passed at the #UN! It passed with 84 votes in favor, 30 against an…14 Nov

Two Prisoners hanged in Iran

23 Dec 14
Two Prisoners hanged in Iran

Two prisoners were hanged in two different Iranian prisons last Wednesday  17. December. Iran Human Rights, December 23, 2014: A 26 year old man was hanged in the prison of Mashhad (Northeastern Iran). The man who was not identified by name, was convicted of murdering his brother in law, reported the Iranian state media. The execution took place in the prison of Mashhad, in the presence of the judges and prison officials. The report didn't mention whether the family of the murder victim were present, as they normally do. Another prisoner identified as "A.B." was hanged in the prison of Qazvin (Western Iran), reported the news website Asr-e-no.

The prisoner was convicted of murdering another person identified as "M.K." and the execution was carried out on Wednesday 17. December.