IRAN: MAN EXECUTED IN AHWAZ FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
May 23, 2010: a man was hanged in the Iranian province of Khuzestan for drug trafficking.
According to a report for the official web site of Khuzestan judiciary, one man identified as "S. R." was hanged in the Karoun prison of Ahwaz. The man was convicted of carrying 675 grams of heroin according to the report. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 25/05/2010)