16 executions including 1 public hanging, 11 prisoners hanged in 1 day

Posted on: May 10th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – 16 prisoners have been hanged in different prisons while 15 others have been transferred to solitary confinements to be hanged during coming days.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 11 prisoners have been hanged in Ghezel Hesar prison in Karaj on April 20. (more…)

Nine Hanged in Kermanshah & Saveh This Morning

Posted on: November 30th, 2011

HRANA News Agency – On Tuesday morning, November 29, 2011, two convicted rapists were publicly hanged in Azadi Square in the city of Kermanshah while several judicial and security officials and a large crowd of citizens watched the execution.Furthermore, the prosecutor of Kermanshah announced that six other prisoners convicted of drug related crimes were hanged this morning in prison.The identities of those executed have not been released.

In addition, according to a report by Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a young man convicted of rape was publicly hanged in Persian Gulf Square in the city of Saveh, Markazi Province, at dawn on Tuesday, November 29, 2011.This prisoner was identified by his initials (M. S.).

Iranian officials have reported that this prisoner was arrested together with two other individuals for the same crime.However, the hanged prisoner was the leader of a gang that identified and raped single women living alone.The other two prisoners have also been condemned to die, but their sentences have not been carried out yet.

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