Iran Human Rights, April 12, 2014: One prisoner was hanged in the city of Mehriz (Yazd Province, Central Iran) early Sunday morning April 12, reported the Iranian state media.
16 prisoners scheduled to be executed in the coming days. The prisoner who was not identified by name was convicted of murdering a 9 year old child, said the report. According to unofficial reports two prisoners were hanged in the prison of Zahedan (Baluchistan Province, Southeastern Iran) Saturday morning, April 11. Several unofficial sources have also reported about transfer of 16 prisoners for execution in Karaj (west of Tehran). These prisoners are scheduled to be executed in the coming days.