IRAN: NINE PRISONERS HANGED AT SHIRAZ PRISON
September 24, 2018:
According to the state-run news agency, Mizan, on the morning of September 22, 2018 nine prisoners were executed at Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz. The prisoners were sentenced to death on the charge of rape. (Sources: iranians.global, 22/09/2018)
There is no information regarding the time of their arrest or the proceedings of their case, but according to the state-run media, the defendants were identified as Abdolkhaleq Safaiy, Ali Akbar Haqiqi, Ali Shah Alian, Hamidreza Safaiy, Behnam Roustaiy, Ehsan Safaiy, Mohammadreza Safaiy, Davoud Zareiy, and Mehdi Zamani.
According to the reports, the defendants sexually harass a woman in a villa, however, the reports mentioned that three women were harassed but the other two did not file a complaint.