Monday, June 8, 2015

Iran: Mass-Executions Continue: 11 Executed in Ghezelhesar Prison - NEWS UPDATE

Iran Human Rights
June 8 2015

According to reports by reliable sources, 11 prisoners were hanged in the Ghezelhesar prison of Karaj (west of Tehran) early Monday morning. On Saturday IHR reported about the transfer of 25 prisoners to the quarantine of the Ghezelhesar prison for execution. The number increased to 47 as IHR  received reports about the transfer of additional 22 prisoners from Rajai Shahr and Greater Tehran Central prison to Gehzelhesar for execution. The remaining prisoners are being held in the quarantine of the prison and their executions can be implemented in the coming hours or days. All of these prisoners are convicted of drug offences.
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