Three prisoners were executed in Iran today- One of them executed only two weeks after committing an alleged offence

Three prisoners were hanged in three different prisons in Iran early this morning October 24, reported the Iranian state media. According to the official Iranian news agency IRNA, one unidentified prisoner was hanged in the prison of Ardebil (northwestern Iran) this morning. The prisoner was convicted of buying and carrying 488 grams and 25 centigrams [...]

22 prisoners (possibly two minors) were hanged in Tehran

According to the Iranian government daily “Iran”, 22 prisoners were hanged in the prisons of Evin (Tehran) and Rajaei Shahr (Karaj, west of Tehran). According to official Iranian sources at least 50 people are executed since the beginning of September. Iran Human Rights had previously warned about the scheduled wave of executions after the month [...]

Two men, one of them an Afghan citizen, were executed in Isfahan

Two men were hanged in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, reported the Iranian daily Ettelaat. The men were identified as “Siah Khan Sh.” convicted of carrying 56 kilograms of opium, and “Mohammad N.” for distributing 159,5 kilograms of crack and 860 grams of heroin. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on [...]

Four people were hanged in southeastern Iran- Several possibly executed in Tehran

According to the official site of the Iranian judiciary in Kerman (southeastern Iran) four people were hanged in the central prison of this city early this morning. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a [...]

21 people have been executed in the last three days in Iran

According to different reports from Iran, at least 20 people may have been executed during the last three days. All those executed have been charged with drug trafficking by the Iranian authorities. No independent sources have confirmed the charges. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on [...]

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