IRAN: THREE EXECUTIONS, ONE HANGED IN PUBLIC
May 31, 2015: three prisoners were hanged in two different Iranian cities, reported the Iranian state media.
Two prisoners charged with drug offences were hanged in the prison of Sari, reported the official website of the Judiciary in Mazandaran province. They were identified as A. Gh., charged with trafficking of 1,400 grams of heroin, and N. R. for possession of 29 kilograms and 320 grams of opium.
On the same day, a prisoner was hanged in the Ghahramanan square of Shiraz, state run Mehr news agency reported. The prisoner, who was not identified by name, was charged with eight cases of rape, said the report. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 31/05/2015)