|A prisoner is hanged in public in Kermanshah province, Iran, on July 25, 2016.|
Iranian authorities reportedly executed three prisoners in the province of Gilan on Saturday July 23 and one prisoner in public on Monday July 25 in the Kermanshah province.
Iran Human Rights (July 25 2016): On Saturday July 23 three prisoners were reportedly hanged at Lakan, Rasht's central prison (Gilan province, northern Iran).
The press department of the Judiciary in Gilan has identified the prisoners as: F.B., 40 years old, charged with trafficking 659 grams of crystal meth; A.M., 32 years old, charged with possession of 965 grams of heroin; and H.D., 31 years old, charged with murder.
On Monday July 25 an unidentified prisoner was hanged in public in Sonqor County (Kermanshah province, northwestern Iran) in front of a crowd of people.
According to state run media outlet, Mehr News, the man was on death row for murdering a child.
Released photos from this public execution show children were present in the crowd of people who watched the hanging.
Source: Iran Human Rights, July 26, 2016
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