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Four Prisoners Hanged in Iran Today

6 Jan 15
Four Prisoners Hanged in Iran Today

Four prisoners were hanged in two different prisons today. 21 prisoners have been executed in the first 6 days of 2015 in Iran.  Iran Human Rights, January 6, 2015: Three prisoners were hanged in the prison of Urmia (Northwestern Iran) according to unofficial sources.  According to the sources Iran Human Rights (IHR) has been in contact with one of the prisoners was identified as Saber Mokhalad Mowaneh (Picture), who was sentenced to 5 years in prison for membership in Kurdish political party and to death for a murder committed in 2009.

The two other prisoners who were executed in the prison of Urmia today were identified as Sattar Alipour and Ali Eghbaljou, both charged with murder. Another prisoner was hanged in the prison of Qazvin. According to the official website of the Iranian Judiciary in Qazvin, the prisoner was a young man identified as "A. Kimasi" who was charged with a murder he allegedly had committed in 2010.