Iran Human Rights 5 people hanged in Iran cities in one day

5 people hanged in Iran cities in one day

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Iran Focus: Tehran, May 04 – One man was publicly hanged in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz, while four other prisoners were executed in the Iranian capital today, charged with armed robbery or murder. Reza H. was hanged in public in Ahwaz in the early hours of the day, accused of stabbing to death a man identified only as Hossein A. Iran Focus

Tehran, May 04 – One man was publicly hanged in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz, while four other prisoners were executed in the Iranian capital today, charged with armed robbery or murder.

Reza H. was hanged in public in Ahwaz in the early hours of the day, accused of stabbing to death a man identified only as Hossein A.

On Monday morning another man, only identified as Yaqoub R., was executed in Karoon Prison in the city of Ahwaz, which has been the scene of mass social unrest and clashes between anti-government protesters and State Security Forces. He was accused of murder.

The four other men identified as Hatam Gorgi, Ali-Reza Hojabri, Mohammad Faranaki, and Ali-Reza Akbarian were all executed in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison.

Faranaki was charged with armed robbery while the other three were accused of murder.

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