At least 28 prisoners have been executed in different Iranian cities during the last four days.
Iran Human Rights, May 22, 2015: The execution surge continues in Iran. at least 11 prisoners were hanged in the
Ghezelhesar prison of Karaj (West of Tehran) yesterday morning, May 21. According to sources Iran Human Rights (IHR) has been in contact with all the prisoners were convicted of drug-related charges. Eight of the prisoners were among those who participated in a prison riot in Ghezelhesar last year.
Six of the prisoners are identified as "Afshin Karimi", "Ahmad Teimouri", "Mohsen Mirzaei", Farman Ganjavi, Mohsen Rafeii and Seyed Hossein Seyd Rezaei.
None of these executions have been announced by the official Iranian sources. A large number of the executions in Iran are not announced by the authorities. Most of these prisoners are charged with drug offences.