Posted News: Wed, Aug 9th, 2017
News Code: 641

Two Prisoners Hanged on Murder Charges



On the morning of Tuesday August 8, a prisoner was hanged at Urmia’s central prison on murder charges. The prisoner has been identified ass Ebrahim Eris.

“Ebrahim was born in 1993, and he was imprisoned for five years before he was executed,” an informed source tells Iran Human Rights.

According to a report by the human rights news agency, HRANA, an unidentified prisoner was executed at Ilam Central Prison on Tuesday August 8. This prisoner was sentenced to death on murder charges. He was reportedly held in prison for four years before he was executed.

Close sources have identified the prisoner as Abdollah Rashidpour (pictured below), who worked for an IRIB television program in Ilam (pictured below).

Silence of the Iranian Authorities

The Iranian authorities, including the Judiciary and the state-run media, have not announced any of these executions.