One Prisoner Publicly Executed in Southwestern Iran — 59 Executions in 9 Days

May 25, 2012, 4:53 p.m.

Iran Human Rights, May 25: One prisoner identified as Amirhossein Hosseini was publicly executed in a city square in Ilam (the capital city of the province of Ilam) on the morning of May 24, reported the Iranian state-run news agency Fars.

According to Fars, Amirhossein Hosseini was charged with the murder of a 13-year-old.

Since May 15, the Iranian authorities have executed at least 59 people.