IRAN: THREE PRISONERS HANGED IN ARAK
December 17, 2011: Three prisoners were hanged in the prison of Arak (south of Tehran) early in the morning.
According to the official website of the Iranian judiciary in the Markazi province, the three prisoners who were executed today were identified as: "S. P."; convicted of carrying and keeping 830 grams of crack, "M. A." and "P. A." for participation in carrying 5 kilos and 7 grams of heroin.
All the prisoners were tried behind the closed doors by the Revolution Courts. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 17/12/2011)