IRAN: 14 PRISONERS EXECUTED IN TWO DAYS
May 25, 2016: 14 prisoners have been executed in Iran in two days.
Three prisoners were executed on May 24 in Karajās Qezelhesar Prison. One of them was identified as Ruhollah Roshangar, a married father of two. All three had been behind bars for the past four years.
On May 25, Iranās regime executed 11 prisoners in their twenties, including at least one who is believed to have been a minor at the time of his alleged offence.
The 11 prisoners, all aged between 22 and 25, were hanged en masse at dawn in the notorious Gohardasht (Rajai-Shahr) Prison in Karaj.
Among them was Mehdi Rajai who is believed to have been 16 years old at the time of his alleged crime.
The names of eight of the other prisoners are believed to be Mohsen Agha-Mohammadi, Asghar Azizi, Farhad Bakhshayesh, Iman Fatemi-Pour, Javad Khorsandi, Hossein Mohammadi, Masoud Raghadi, and Khosrow Robat-Dasti. (Sources: NCRI, 25/05/2016)