Iran: Six hanged in Bam

Iran Human Rights, July 4:
Six prisoners were hanged in the prison of Bam (Kerman Province, Southeastern Iran), reported the Iranian state media today.

According to the state run Iranian news agency Fars six prisoners who were not identified by name, were hanged in the prison of Bam early this morning Thursday July 4.

The prisoners were allegedly convicted of trafficking 339 kilograms of heroin and 191 kilograms of opium said the report.

Yesterday Iran Human Rights (IHR) reported about execution of 25 prisoners in the prisons of Ghezelhesar and Rajai Shahr (both in Karaj, west of Tehran).

According to the official and unofficial reports at least 41 prisoners have been executed since the Presidential elections in mid-June in Iran. 19 of the executions have been reported by official Iranian sources. (Iran Human Rights)

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