Five prisoners were executed in Iran today

Posted on | november 21, 2011 | No Comments

Five prisoners were hanged in two different prisons in Iran early this morning.

Three prisoners executed in Sari:

According to the official Iranian news agency IRNA three unidentified prisoners were hanged in the prison of Sari (northern Iran) early this morning Sunday November 20. The report said that the prisoners were convicted of drug trafficking wthout giving further details.

Two prisoners executed in Boroujen:

The Iranian national broadcasting (IRIB) in the province of Bakhtiari reported that two prisoners were hanged in Boroujen (Bakhtiari province, western Iran) early this morning. The prisoners were identified as “Ramin Hatemi” (26 years old) and “Asghar Tahmasebi” (32 years old) and were convicted of raping an 18 years old girl last year.

AUTHOR: Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam
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