IRAN: SEVEN PRISONERS HANGED IN SHIRAZ
March 26, 2015: At least seven prisoners were hanged in a prison in the southern city of Shiraz.
The prisoners who had been arrested on drug related charges were hanged in the city‚Äôs main prison known as Adelabad prison.
The victims had been transferred to Isolation last Thursday (March 19), a day before the Iranian New Year and hanged in secret this week.
Many prisoners have been hanged secretly during the last few months in prisons across Iran.
Some 1,400 individuals have been executed in Iran under Hassan Rouhani. The victims included political prisoners, women, juvenile offenders and citizens of Afghanistan. (Sources: ncr-iran.org, 27/03/2015)