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Three more people hanged in Iran's prisons

8 Aug 17
Three more people hanged in Iran's prisons

Three more prisoners have been executed in Iran's prisons. 

Iran Human Rights (AUG 8 2017): A prisoner was reportedly hanged at Isfahan Central Prison on drug related charges, and two prisoners were reportedly hanged at Urmia's central prison and Ilam Central Prison on murder charges. 

Prisoner Hanged on Drug Charges

According to close sources, on the morning of Monday August 7, a pirsoner was hanged at Isfahan Central Prison on drug relate charges. The prisoner has been identified as Nader Farokhnejad. "Nader Farrokhnejad was sentenced to death on the charge of 50 kilograms of opium and 30 kilograms of hash,' an informed source told Iran Human Rights. 

Two Prisoners Hanged on Murder Charges

According to close sources and reports by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network, on the morning of Tuesday August 8, a prisoner was hanged at Urmia's central prison on murder charges. The prisoner has been identified ass Ebrahim Eris. 

"Ebrahim was born in 1993, and he was imprisoned for five years before he was executed," an informed source tells Iran Human Rights. 

According to a report by the human rights news agency, HRANA, an unidentified prisoner was executed at Ilam Central Prison on Tuesday August 8. This prisoner was sentenced to death on murder charges. He was reportedly held in prison for four years before he was executed.  

Close sources have identified the prisoner as Abdollah Rashidpour (pictured below), who worked for an IRIB television program in Ilam (pictured below).   

Silence of the Iranian Authorities 

The Iranian authorities, including the Judiciary and the state-run media, have not announced any of these executions.