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10 Prisoners Executed in Iran

14 May 15
10 Prisoners Executed in Iran

During the past four days at least 10 people have been executed in Iran, according to the official Iranian sources. One of those executed was a woman convicted of drug related charges. Iran Human Rights, May 13, 2015: One prisoner identified as "M. M." (44 year old) was hanged in the prison of Rasht (Northern Iran) early Wednesday morning May 13, reported the Iranian state media. The prisoner was convicted of murder, said the report. Another prisoner who was hanged on Wednesday morning was "Kh. Ahmadi" (43) convicted of murder. Thi prisoner was hanged in the prison of Qazvin (Western Iran) according to the official website of the Judiciary in Qazvin province.

Four prisoners were hanged in the prison of Arak (Central Iran), and three prisoners were hanged in the prison of Hamedan (Western Iran), Tuesday morning May 12, reported the official websites of the Judiciary in the provinces of Markazi and Hamedan. All the prisoners were convicted of drug-related charges said the report. The four prisoners executed in Arak were identified as "Ali Y" , "Batool A." (woman), "Mansour G" and "Abolfazl M.", all convicted of drug related charges. None of the three prisoners executed in Hamedan were identified by name. The Iranian daily newspaper Khorasan reported about the execution of a prisoner with the initials "M. B." on Sunday May 11 in the Vakilabad prison of Mashhad (Northeastern Iran). The prisoner was convicted of murder said the report.