Iran - Human Rights: More prisoners hanged in public
- Published on Monday, 25 August 2014 20:06
The Iranian regime henchman continued hanging in public of prisoners in cities across the country to further intensify climate of fear among the public.
On Sunday morning a man was hanged in public in city of Sari (northern Iran) and another man was also hanged in public in city of Borazjan.
Meanwhile on Monday, the authorities in the main prison in city of Bandar Abbas (southern Iran) transferred a group of five men were transferred to solitary confinement to await their execution.
The prisoners Edris Hassan Zadeh,35, Sajad Rezapour, 25, Mansour Hetdari, 33, Mohammad Balouch, 55, and Mehdi Hashemi, 26, are expected to be executed as early as Tuesday.
Mohammad Balouch is a Pakistani citizen. Mehdi Hashemi has been in prison since ten years ago.
Since Hassan Rouhani has assumed office as the president of the Iranian regime, there has been a rise in human rights violations in Iran. Some 800 have been executed in Iran during the past year in Iran, including many in public.