IRAN: 10 PRISONERS QUICKLY HANGED BEFORE RAMADAN
April 26, 2020:
Iran quickly hanged 10 prisoners on 22 April 2020, before Ramadan. (Sources: iran-hrm.com, 23/04/2020)
Seven prisoners were hanged in Raja’i Shahr Prison in Karaj.
All of them were taken to solitary confinement on 19 April. Six of the victims are identified as, Mohsen Rezaian, Alireza Aryaei, Hamidreza Asgharpour, Mostafa Ghiasvand, Mehdi Asemi and Anna Dordi Babaei. Babaei had been incarcerated since the early 1990s.
A prisoner identified as Touraj Morad Haseli, 34, was hanged in Kermanshah Central Prison.
Loqman Ahmadpour, 30, was executed in Sanandaj Central Prison. All of the victims were convicted of murder.
Another inmate, Ali Sheikhani, charged with rape, was hanged in Dastgerd Prison of Isfahan.