At Least 16 Prisoners Executed in 2 Prisons

Posted on: February 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least 16 prisoners, on charges of drug related crimes, armed robbery, and murder, were hanged in two prisons.

Human Rights organisations, earlier, had urged Iranian government to stop the execution of prisoners of drug related offences.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least 16 prisoners were hanged in Rajai Shahr and Karaj prisons on Saturday, January 14, 2017. (more…)

The Number of Executions in Rajai Shahr Prisoner Rises to Six

Posted on: July 29th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The number of executed prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison increased to six. On July 18, 10 prisoners were transferred to solitary confinements in the prison to be executed, four of them with the consent or deadlines returned to their wards. Six prisoners have been executed.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), 6 of the 10 prisoners who had been transferred to solitary confinements in Karaj, were hanged in the prison. (more…)