IRAN: EIGHT PRISONERS INCLUDING WOMAN EXECUTED ON DRUG CHARGES
September 29, 2016: According to a report by the unofficial news agency, HRANA, Iranian authorities hanged eight prisoners at Urmia's central prison on the morning of September 29.
The report says the prisoners were all executed on drug related charges and that one of them was a woman.Â
According to the report, the names of the prisoners are: Behnam Pirkozadegan, Ismael Ayoubi, Karam Kolshi, Ghader Mahmoudi, Effendi Omri, Karim (Reza) Abdollahzadeh, Farhad Maleki, and Malouk Nouri.
The executions have been confirmed by Iran Human Rights.
Iranian official sources, including the media and the Judiciary, have been silent on these executions. (Source: Iran Human Rights, September 30, 2016)