IRAN: 13 EXECUTIONS, ONE IN PUBLIC
June 11, 2015: Thirteen prisoners were hanged between 10 and 11 June 2015 in various Iranian cities, including one in public.
On 10 June, eleven people were executed in Karajâs Rajai Shahr Prison, a state-run newspaper reported. The newspaper listed their charges as murder and gang-related, but did not provide any details except for their ages ranging from 25 to 57.
On 11 June, the website of the Attorney General of the province of Ardebil reported on the execution of one prisoner for possessing 163 grams of heroin. He was sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court in Orumieh.
On the same day, the Attorney Generalâs office of the province of Fars reported on the public execution of Mohammad Javad V., a prisoner charged with rape. He was publicly hanged amid onlookers in the county of Fasa. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 13/06/2015)