IRAN: MAN HANGED AT ARDEBIL PRISON
October 24, 2018:
A prisoner was hanged on 22 October 2018 at Ardebil Prison, northwest Iran. Found guilty of murder, Meysam Saber, 27, has been on the death row since August 2015. (Sources: IHR, 22/10/2018)
Reports indicate at least 45 inmates of Ardebil prison, most of whom under the age of 30, are presently on death row. One of them is blind and four were juveniles at the time of arrest.