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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Iran: 3 Prisoners Executed For Drug Offences

3 prisoners were hanged in the Rajaishahr prison of Karaj (West of Tehran) Wednesday morning August 12, reported the government daily newspaper "Iran".

The prisoners, who were not identified by name, were charged with manufacturing homemade synthetic narcotic drugs in southern part of Tehran. 

They were between 24 and 37 years old. They were executed as their prison terms were ended.

Source: Iran Human Rights, August 13, 2015

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