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Fourteen prisoners were hanged in Hormozgan last year

Posted on: 28th June, 2013
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  • Editor: Laleh Gillani
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Hormozgan Province Prisoners are executed in Iran routinely. Photo from archive

HRANA News Agency – The Attorney General of Hormozgan Province has announced that 14 individuals were hanged last year, but the news of these executions were not released until now.

According to a report by the Neda of Hormozgan News Agency, Ali Alia held a news conference and addressed questions during a one-week celebrations held to honor law enforcement officers in the province. “There were 297 inmates who received death sentences last year,” Alia said. “Fourteen of them were executed.”

“There are currently 200 prisoners waiting for their death penalties to be carried out,” he added.