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Seven Prisoners Hanged in Iran

11 Jan 16
Seven Prisoners Hanged in Iran

Iran Human Rights (JAN 11 2017): Seven prisoners were reportedly hanged in southern, western, and northern Iran.

According to Iran state run media, Javan, three prisoners were hanged at Larestan Prison (in the southern provine of Fars) on armed drug trafficking charges. The executions were reportedly carried out on Sunday January 10. A local state run website, Sohbat, identified the prisoners as: B.G., M.H., and A.B., between the ages of 35 and 40.

According to the human rights group, HRANA, one prisoner was hanged at Khorramabad Prison (in the western province of Mazandaran) on murder charges. The prisoner, who has been identified as Ghodrat Garavand, was reportedly executed on Sunday Janaury 10. Iranian official sources, including the Judiciary, have been silent on Garavand's execution.

According to the Mazandaran Judiciary's press department, three unidentified prisoners were hanged at Sari's central prison (in the northern province of Mazandaran) on drug charges. The date of the executions and the names of the prisoners were not mentioned in the report.