IRAN: FIVE PRISONERS HANGED FOR MURDER
May 9, 2015: Five prisoners were hanged in two different prisons in Iran in the morning.
According to the official website of the Iranian Judiciary in Gilan Province (Northern Iran) a 27 year old man identified as âA. F.â was hanged in the prison of Rasht (capital of the province). The prisoner was convicted of murder, said the report.Â
Four other prisoners were hanged in the Urmia prison (northwestern Iran). According to unofficial reports these prisoners were convicted of murder. The prisoners are identified as Adel Bakhshalizadeh, Bahman Esmaeili, Ghader Hamidi and Ali Tajdari. These executions have not been announced by the official Iranian sources. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 10/05/2015)