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IRAN: 22 PRISONERS EXECUTED

January 15, 2014: According to reliable sources in Iran 12 prisoners were hanged on January 14 in the Rajaishahr prison of Karaj (west of Tehran).
Eight of the prisoners were from the sections 3, 2 and 6 of Rajaishahr prison and four were transferred from Gehzelhesar prison for execution.
Some of the prisoners are identified as Reza Inanloo, Khalil Moradi, Mokhtar Babadi (all three from section 6 of Rajaishahr), and Fariborz Moradi and Ebad Mohamadi (both from section 2 of Rajaishahr) .
The prisoners were reportedly charged with murder.
None of these executions were announced by the official Iranian sources.
According to the state run Iranian news agency Fars, five prisoners were hanged on January 14 in the Adelabad prison of Shiraz. The prisoners who were not identified by name were convicted of possession and “armed” trafficking of 59 kilograms of opium, said the report.
On the same day Iranian state media reported about execution of a prisoner in the prison of Ardebil (northwestern Iran). Quoting the public relation office of the Judiciary in Ardebil, Tasnim news agency reported that the prisoner was convicted of selling 17 kilograms of heroin. The execution took place in the central prison of Ardebil. The prisoner was not identified by name.
On January 14 one man was hanged in public in Saveh (southwest of Tehran), reported the state run Iranian news agency ISNA. The man who was identified as “Mehrdad A.” (40 year old) originally from Kermanshah province (western Iran), was convicted of murdering two people with a “Kalashnikov rifle” in 2010 in Saveh. He was sentenced to “twice retribution” in public, and his death sentence was carried out publicly in Hedayat area of Saveh.
According to the official Iranian news agency IRNA, a 45 year old prisoner was hanged on January 12 in the prison of Yasouj (western Iran). The prisoner who was not identified by name was from Zabol (Sistan-Baluchistan Province) and convicted of trafficking 60 kilograms of crack, said the report.
According to Tasnimnews two prisoners convicted of murder were hanged on January 11 in the prison of Sari (northern Iran). One of the prisoners  identified as “H. R.” (38 year old) was convicted of murdering a man identified as “R. S.”. The Other prisoner identified as “M. N.” (41 year old) was convicted of murdering five others under a “constructed” traffic accident. However, Bloghnews reported that the prisoner was 35 year old and convicted of murder for killing four people under a traffic accident 10 years ago. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 12,14/01/2014)

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