8 Prisoners Hanged in Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – 8 prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), most of these prisoners were sentenced to death with drug-related crimes and were taken to solitary confinements in ward five in Rajai Shahr prison, last Saturday. Mansoor Gholamzadeh, Reza Ghorbani, Mahmood Maleki, Ahmad Malekizadeh and Hamid Farajloo were executed and the other three prisoners have not been identified yet.

The brother of one of those executed, told HRANA’s reporter: “My brother did not deserve execution; unfortunately today his corpse was delivered to my family for burial and funeral services.”

About his brother’s alleged relationship with drugs, he said: “My brother used to be a street fighter and one time he was rotated along with several people, (for humiliation), but he never misused drugs and he was not a drug dealer and he was quiet, but in his second trial, he was sentenced to death by the judge. He was quite and was serving his imprisonment.”

Also, HRANA has got some news, which stated that several prisoners have been taken to solitary confinements for execution in Qezalhesar prison, but we have no more information yet.

More Prisoners Scheduled to Be Executed in Karaj

HRANA News Agency – A number of families of prisoners who have been sentenced to death in Rajai Shahr prison and Qezelhesar, in Karaj, were called for their last visit with prisoners on Monday.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), these prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement since last Monday, in Karaj central prison, Rajai Shahr prison and Qezalhesar, and 8 of them were executed in Karaj central prison and the others are still waiting for execution. Continue reading “More Prisoners Scheduled to Be Executed in Karaj”