IRAN: SIX MEN EXECUTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING, MURDER
June 22, 2009: six men have been recently executed in Iran for drug trafficking, murder.
The website of Iranâ€™s State-run television said that two men were hanged on June 20 in a prison in southeastern city of Zahedan for drug trafficking. It gave no further details.
Two men convicted of drug trafficking were executed on June 17. A report in the Vatan Emrouz newspaper identified the men as Hamid A and Ali A. They were hanged in a prison in the southwestern city of Ahvaz.
Iran hanged two men convicted of murder on June 16. A report in the Vatan Emrouz newspaper identified the two as Mohammad Reza F and Moslem Gh. They were hanged in a prison in the city of Ahvaz. (Sources: Agence France Presse, 20/06/2009)