IRAN: FOUR PEOPLE HANGED IN KERMAN
February 18, 2011: Four men were hanged in the prison of Kerman, south east of Iran.
According to the state run Iranian news agency IRNA, the four men who were executed today were identified as: "AKbar M." convicted of keeping and smugling 560 grams of heroin, "Saeed J" for keeping and smugling heroin, "Zaher G." for trafficking of 930 grams of opium and 10 kilos and 750 grams of crack, and "Khodabakhsh A." convicted of trafficking and keeping 470 grams of heroin.
None of the above mentioned charges have been confirmed by independent sources. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 18/02/2011)