Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Iran: 27 Executions in Iran- One Execution Every Two Hours So Far in June - NEWS

June 17, 2015
Iran Human Rights
      According to the website of the Iranian State Broadcasting, Jam News, 25 prisoners were hanged in the Rajaishahr prison of Karaj (west of Tehran) Tuesday morning June 16. “Most of the prisoners were convicted of drug related charges” said the report which called the prisoners “criminals and drug traffickers”. None of the prisoners were identified by name.         IHR condemns the arbitrary executions in Iran and calls for international reactions. Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, the spokesperson of IHR said: “The number of executions in Iran is unprecedented in the last 20 years. So far in June the Iranian authorities have executed 12 people each day, while the international community continues its meaningful silence.”
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