6 prisoners were executed in 2 different Iranian prisons early (...) morning, May 24
According to the Kurdish Human Rights Network 5 prisoners were hanged in the prison of Tabriz.
Three of the prisoners were identified as "Kazem Hajaji", "Seyed Ali Mousavi" and "Jaber Fakhri". All the 5 prisoners were convicted of murder and sentenced to qisas (retribution in kind).
The website "No to prison, no to death penalty" reported about the execution of one prisoner in the prison of Ardebil.
The prisoner is identified as "Davoud Hamdard" and was charged with drug offences. Iran Human Rights (IHR) has confirmed the execution of Mr. Hamdard.
None of the above mentioned executions were announced by official Iranian sources.
IHR sources have reported about the scheduled execution of 1 prisoner from Rajaishahr prison of Karaj (west of Tehran). According to these sources the prisoner scheduled to be executed publicly in the coming days.
2 other prisoners identified as "Abdolkarim Shahnavazi" and "Saeed Hood" were transferred to solitary confinement in the prison of Zahedan Monday morning in preparation for execution. Both the prisoners were charged with drug offences.
It seems that the Iranian authorities have resumed the executions after a short break on the occasion of the presidential elections.
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