IRAN: AT LEAST 5 PRISONERS HANGED IN GHEZEL HESAR PRISON
June 10, 2015: At least five prisoners were executed at Ghezel Hesar Prison in Karaj for drug-related crimes, reported the Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA).
A member of Reza Kargariâs family, one of the executed prisoners, told HRANAâs reporter, âI saw five families who came to collect the bodies, but it could be that more families might had come earlier.â He added that Kargari, who had two 9 and 15-year-old daughters, was executed for 700 grams of drugs.
Reza Kargari had been transferred to solitary confinement along with nine other prisoners, who were identified as follows: Hasan Noormohammadi, Gholamreza Soltani, Ali Afshari, Hossain Alemi, Reza Mansouri, Mohammad Jannati, Behrooz Karami, Hasan Noormohammadi, Reza Noormohammadi (20 years old), Parviz Naderi, Jasem Vaisi, Salar Mahmoodzadeh and Mostafa Koohi. (Sources: HRANA, 19/06/2015)