Iran: Man Hanged at Zanjan Prison

July 11, 2019, 3:58 p.m.

Iran Human Rights (IHR); July 11, 2019: A man hanged at Zanjan prison for murder charges last Monday. 


According to IHR sources, on the morning of Monday, July 8, a man was hanged at Zanjan prison. He is identified by IHR sources as Mostafa Shiri, 42, a resident of the Iranian city of Marand. Mr Shiri was sentenced to death for murder charges and spent 5 years in prison before his execution. 

His execution is not announced by Iranian media or authorities so far. 

According to the Iran Human Rights statistic department, at least 273 people were executed in Iran in 2018. At least 188 of them executed for murder charges.