Iran Human Rights, July 3: According to reports from reliable sources in Iran, yesterday and today 25 prisoners were executed in two different prisons in Iran.
None of the executions have been announced by official Iranian sources yet.
21 prisoners executed in Ghezel Hesar Prison of Karaj (west of Tehran) yesterday:
According to reliable sources that Iran Human Rights (IHR) has been in contact with 21 prisoners were hanged in the Ghezel Hesar prison of Karaj yesterday morning Tuesday July 2.
17 of the prisoners belonged to the Gehzelhesar prison while 4 prisoners had been transferred from other prisons to Ghezelhesar for implementation of the execution.
Identities of the other 20 prisoners are not known at the present moment but it has been reported that most of them were convicted of "Moharebeh", "corruption on earth" and drug related charges.
Four prisoners were hanged in the prison of Rajaei Shahr today:
According to IHR’s sources in Iran four prisoners were hanged in the Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj (west of Tehran) early this morning July 3. The prisoners were all convicted of murder and three of them are identified as "Mohammad Jafari", "Ali Yadegari" and "Karim Taraj".
IHR strongly condemns today’s executions and warns about more executions in the days prior to the holy month of Ramadan. Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, the spokesperson of IHR urged the international community to react to these executions.