Iran Human Rights, April 25: According to official reports from Iran 11 prisoners, among them two women and two Afghan citizens, have been executed in the last 3 days in the prisons of Mashhad, Bam and Kermanshah. One prisoner was also executed in the prison of Urmia according to unofficial reports.
Four prisoners executed in Mashhad:
According to the Iranian state broadcasting two prisoners were executed in the prison of Mashhad Wednesday April 24. According to this report the prisoners were 26 and 22 year old men who were convicted of rape in two different cases in 2010.
According to Tabnak (website close to the authorities) two other prisoners were hanged in the prison of Mashhad on April 22.
Quoting the Khorasan daily newspaper the reports said that the men were two young Afghan citizens who were convicted of raping a 16 year old girl.
None of the prisoners were identified by name.
Four prisoners among them two women were executed in Kermanshah (Western Iran):
According to the Iranian state broadcasting fur prisoners were hanged in the Dizelabad prison of Kermanshahon on April 22. According to this report the prisoners who were not identified by name were "major distributors of narcotic drugs in the area". They were charged with possession of 2000 grams of heroin and 25000 grams of opium said the report. Two of the prisners were women according to the report but none of them were identified by name.
Three prisoners were hanged in the prison of Bam (Southeastern Iran):
According to Khorasannews three prisoners were hanged in the prison of Bam (southeastern Iran) . One of the prisoners was convicted of participation in possession and trafficking of 5 kilograms of heroin, while the two others were charged with distribution of 9 kilograms of heroin. None of the prisoners were identified by name.
One prisoner was hanged in the prison of Urmia
According to the unofficial Kurdish news agency Kurdpa one prisoner identified as "Nazmi Abbasnejad" (32 year old) was hanged in the prison of Urmia today Wednesday April 24. According to the report the prisoner was convicted of drug related charges. The news was not announced by the official media. According to Iran Human Rights’ "annual report on the death penalty" none of the 23 executions in the Urmia prison in 2012 were announced by the official Iranian media.