IRAN: 10 PRISONERS HANGED AT RAJAEI SHAHR PRISON OF KARAJ
November 19, 2018:
Ten prisoners were hanged in a group execution on 14 November 2018 at Rajaei Shahr Prison of Karaj, west of the Iranian capital of Tehran. (Sources: HRM, 15/11/2018)
Vahid Mazloumin and Mohammad Esmaeel Ghasemi who were hanged on economic corruption charges were among them. Eight others were executed on murder charges.
The prisoners include, Omid Rostami, Reza Vaez Tehrani, Hassan Moghanlou, Sam Sogand, Saman Yamini, Ali Iranshahi and Ali Amindokht.
Omid Rostami was sentenced to death for a crime he allegedly committed as a child. He had his execution scheduled then postponed at the last minute in February.