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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Iran: Prisoner Executed in Public, Juvenile Offender on the Verge of Execution

Public hanging in Ilam, Iran, on December 22, 2016
NCRI - This morning, December 22, a prisoner was hanged in public in the city of Ilam – Western Iran.

The public execution was carried out this morning, in the city center of Ilam in the presence of chief Justice, the public prosecutor, criminal justice and police chief, the state run Mehr news agency reported.

Also on Monday, December 20th three Baluchi prisoners were hanged in Birjand Prison – Eastern Iran.

Meanwhile Mohammad Reza Haddadi who was 15 years old at the time of arrest (2002) on charges of robbery and murder is due for execution. 

Haddadi has repeatedly denied all the charges during the whole interrogation process, which has been confirmed by the ones who share the same charges with him

He has been also deprived of having access to lawyers.

Source: NCRI, December 22, 2016

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