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Friday, August 28, 2015

Iran regime continues spate of executions

NCRI - Iran's fundamentalist regime on Thursday hanged a man in the central prison of Sanandaj, western Iran.

The man, identified as Jamal Jaafari, had been imprisoned for four years. He was accused of murder.

Six prisoners, including political prisoner Behrouz Alkhani, were hanged in Orumieh Prison, western Iran on Wednesday.

On Monday, the mullahs' regime hanged a 25-year-old prisoner identified as Hossein Karimi in Bandar Abbas Prison, southern Iran. He was accused of a drugs related charge.

The regime's prosecutor in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, on Monday said a prisoner, only identified by the initials R.F., was hanged in Sari Prison on Sunday.

A statement by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on August 5 said: "Iran has reportedly executed more than 600 individuals so far this year. Last year, at least 753 people were executed in the country."

Source: NCRI, August 27, 2015

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