A total of five prisoners were reportedly hanged to death on Thursday August 20th in Karaj's Rajai Shahr Prison.
Iran Human Rights, Sunday August 23 2015: Since Iran Human Rights published a report on Thursday August 20 about the execution of four prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison on that day, state run media has brought the number up to five prisoners and also reported that one prisoner sentenced to death was spared his life by the plaintiffs on his case.
Iran's Javan newspaper has identified and described the prisoners as: Safdar, charged with murdering three members of a family; a 42-year-old man, whose name was not published, charged with murdering his wife; a middle aged man, who name was not published, charged with murdering his wife; Parviz, 30 years old, charged with murdering a 31 year old man on Tehran street; and Yavar, charged with murdering a man. According to Javan News, Parviz had stated in his confessions that he was drinking alcohol with the victim and they were intoxicated when they got into a fight in the street.
Javan News also reported on a prisoner who had been transferred to solitary confinement with the five prisoners but had his life was spared by the plaintiffs on his case file. The prisoner's name is reportedly Ardeshir, 33 years old, charged with murdering an 18 year old.