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IRAN: Four men hanged in Arak


NCRI – Four prisoners hanged in the main prison in the city of Arak on Tuesday, the judiciary’s website in the Central Province has announced.

The prisoners were only identified by their first name and last name initials as Mohammad M., Ehsan J., Amirhossien Gh, and Reza Z.

The four men all had been charged with drug related offences.

According to the information received from various sources in Iran on over two dozen prisoners being executed in a number of prisons across Iran in past few days.

Last week, The Iranian regime’s henchmen in the central prison in the city of Orumiyeh hanged at least two political prisoners.

Habibullah Afshari, 26 and his brother Ali Afshari, 34, hanged on Thursday, had been sentenced to death for supporting Komala, an Iranian Kurdish opposition group.

They were among the group of six political prisoners including Saman Naseem who were transferred to isolation on Wednesday. There is no information on the fate of the other prisoners.