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Iranian Authorities Hang 14 Prisoners to Death, 3 of the Executions Carried Out in Public

29 Jul 15
Iranian Authorities Hang 14 Prisoners to Death, 3 of the Executions Carried Out in Public
In the past two days Iranian authorities have reportedly hanged 14 prisoners to death, three of the executions were carried out in public.
Iran Human Rights, July 29 2015: Based on official and unofficial reports, Iranian authorities have executed at least 14 prisoners in the province of Alborz since Monday. Close sources say seven prisoners with drug charges were hanged to death on Monday in Karaj Central Prison. On Saturday the Iranian authorities had reportedly transferred the seven prisoners along with two more prisoners to solitary confinement. The executions of the two others prisoners have reportedly been delayed for unknown reasons. On Tuesday four prisoners at Ghezel Hesar Prison were hanged to death for drug charges, according to close sources.
The prisoners were reportedly removed out of their prison wards on Sunday and transferred to solitary confinement along with two more prisoners. The executions of the two other prisoners have reportedly been delayed for unknown reasons. Today Iranian authorities hanged three prisoners to death in a public area in the city of Karaj, reports state media Mehr News. The report does not mention the names of the prisoners or their charges. Below are photos from today's public executions: public execution public execution public execution public execution public execution public execution public execution