Four prisoners charged with murder have been hanged to death in Rajai Shahr Prison.
Iran Human Rights, Thursday August 20 2015: On the morning of Wednesday, August 19th four prisoners charged with murder were hanged to death in Rajai Shahr Prison, according to an informed source. The prisoners, whose names are not known at this time, were transferred to solitary confinement prior to their executions.
"Two days ago nine prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison were transferred to solitary confinement, but for unknown reasons the execution of five of them has been delayed for now," says the source.
The four executions on Wednesday morning have not been announced by the Judiciary's Press Department or Iranian state media.