At Least 7 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: October 12th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least seven prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. They were mainly charged with murder.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least seven prisoners who were mostly accused of murder were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. (more…)

At Least 7 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj

Posted on: September 20th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Seven of eleven prisoners who had been transferred to solitary confinement in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj were executed and four returned to their wards with consent from the parents of victims. Among the executed, there was a prisoner whose sentence was the result of a tribal conflict, and his death sentence was issued on the basis of the “knowledge of the judge”, and not on the documents and evidences. His execution resulted in a conflict in front of the prison and police used warning shots.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), seven prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj on July 5. The identity of these seven prisoners have been announced by HRANA as: Nasser Abangah, Abbas Yousefi, Hossein Rahzani, Mehdi Ebrahimi, Omid Sohrabi, Omid Rostami and Ghahraman Ali Abbaspour. (more…)