IRAN: SEVEN PRISONERS HANGED FOR DRUG RELATED OFFENSES
November 25, 2015: At least seven prisoners have been hanged in Iran between November 24 and 25 for alleged drug related offenses.
On November 24, According to the Baluchestan Activists Campaign, five people were hanged at Minab Prison (in Hormozgan province) in the morning.Ā
One of the prisoners was Kurdish and another was a Pakistani citizen.Ā
The names of the three other prisoners have been reported as: Mousi Kadkhodaie, Shokrollah Baluchi, and Ali Faramarzi. The names of the two other prisoners are not known at this time.
Two executions were carried out on November 25 at Tabriz Central Prison (in East Azerbaijan province), the Kurdistan Human Rights Network reported.
The prisoners, Reza Purna and Nouralodin Purna, were hanged for drug related offenses.
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network, 600 people are estimated to be on death row in Tabriz Central Prison.Ā (Source: Iran Human Rights, November 26, 2015)