Seven prisoners were hanged in the prison of Kermanshah (western Iran) reported the Iranian state media.

Seven prisoners were hanged in the prison of Kermanshah (western Iran) reported the Iranian state media.

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Iran Human Rights,

January 23, 2014

Seven prisoners were hanged in the prison of Kermanshah (western Iran) reported the Iranian state media.  Five of the prisoners were convicted of trafficking of 102 kilograms of various narcotic drugs and two were convicted of murder said the report.

None of the prisoners were identified by name.

According to the official and unofficial reports received by Iran Human Rights near 50 people have been executed in different Iranian cities since the beginning of 2014. In an official statement published yesterday January 22, three UN right experts urged the Iranian authorities to halt the executions.

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