Iran: Man Hanged at Sirjan Prison

Dec. 25, 2019, 6:21 a.m.

Iran Human Rights (IHR); December 25, 2019: A man was hanged at the prison of the Iranian city of Sirjan, Kerman province, this morning. 

According to the Iranian website of Rokna, on the morning of Wednesday, December 25, a man was hanged at Sirjan prison for murder charges.

The prisoner was arrested four years ago. His name has not yet been disclosed by the authorities.  

Out of the 110 people who were executed in the first half of 2019, 83 were sentenced to qisas (retribution in-kind) for murder.