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Iran Executions: Two Men Hanged in Northern Iran

2 Aug 19
Iran Executions: Two Men Hanged in Northern Iran

Iran Human Rights (IHR); August 2, 2019: Two prisoners were hanged at the Iranian northern city of Rasht’s prison Thursday. 

According to IHR sources, on the early morning of Thursday, August 1, two prisoners hanged for murder charges at Rasht Central Prison (also known as Lakan prison).

One of them has been identified by IHR as Kousha Mottaghi. 

The aforementioned executions have not been announced by Iranian authorities or media so far.

According to the IHR statistic department, at least 110 people were executed in Iran in the first half of 2019.