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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Iran: Ten executions, one in public; business as usual

Public execution in Bandar Abbas on Sept. 1, 2015
Public execution in Bandar Abbas on Sept. 1, 2015
The mullahs' regime in Iran on Wednesday hanged 5 prisoners collectively in the Central Prison of Karaj, north-west of Tehran.

The 5 prisoners, hanged at dawn on Wednesday (September 2), were between the ages of 28 and 30.

4 of them were identified as Mostafa Akhundzadeh, Hossein Jalali, Majid Rezai, and Hamid Farji.

The 5th prisoner was not identified. Iran's fundamentalist regime on Tuesday also hanged 4 prisoners in the north-western city of Tabriz and the western city of Sanandaj. Another prisoner was hanged in public in the southern city of Bandar Abbas on Monday.

Iran on Tuesday hanged 4 prisoners in the north-western city of Tabriz and the western city of Sanandaj. A 5th prisoner was hanged in public in the southern city of Bandar Abbas on Monday.

Zahed Hedayati and Jamal Jaafari were hanged in Sanandaj Prison.

Mostajab Pour Mohammad and Davoud Emazadeh were hanged in Tabriz Prison.

A young man, whose name was not given, was hanged in public near Barq Square in Bandar Abbas on Monday.

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: NCR-Iran, Sept. 3, 2015

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