Five Prisoners Hanged in Rasht Prison

Posted on: 27th May, 2010
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HRANA – In the early morning hours of Monday, May 24th, five prisoners were executed by judicial authorities in Rasht prison.

According to Human Rights and Democracy Activists, the five prisoners, one of whom was a woman, were hanged behind the clinic at Rasht prison.

There is currently no information available on the identities of the five prisoners or the charges against them.

Interestingly, although several days have passed since the execution of these five prisoners, the Judiciary and state run media have remained mum on the matter and have thus far declined to publish any reports about these executions.

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