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Seven Prisoners Hanged in Iran-One Hanged in Public

30 Apr 13
Seven Prisoners Hanged in Iran-One Hanged in Public

Iran Human Rights, April 30: According to the Iranian state media seven prisoners have been executed in three different Iranian cities in the past days.

Four prisoners hanged in the prison of Kerman on April 26:

According to the state run Iranian news agency Aftab, four prisoners were hanged in the prison of Kerman Friday April 26.

Two of the prisoners were convicted of participation in armed smugling of 263 kilograms opium and 243 kilograms of crack, while the other two prisoners were convicted of armed smuggling of 188 kilograms of crack, said the report.

None of the prisoners were identified by name.

 

Four other prisoners convicted of drug related charges were hanged in the prison prison of Kerman a week earlier.

Two prisoners were hanged in the prison of Varamin (near Tehran) Sunday April 28

According to the state run Iranian news agency Fars two prisoners were hanged in the prison of Varamin early Sunday morning April 28. The prisoners were identified as Ghasem B. charged with possession and trafficking of 400 grams, and Hadi Kh. charged with possession and trafficking of 547 grams of crack, said the report.

One prisoner was hanged publicly in Kazeroun (southern Iran)

According to the official Iranian news agency IRNA one prisoner was hanged publicly in Kazeroun (Fars Province, southern Iran). The prisoner was identified as S. A. and was convicted of sodomy rape.