Monday, February 04, 2013

Secret Mass Executions in Iran

New Reports: Daily Secret Executions in Rajai Shahr Prison 

Iran Human Rights, February 4: According to reports from reliable sources, Iranian authorities are executing in increasing numbers in Rajai Shahr Prison, west of Tehran.
According to sources, prisoners are being transferred out of their wards daily and the execution of several of them have been confirmed.

© Iran Human Rights

Secret Mass Executions Resume in Mashhad's Vakilabad Prison: Several Hundred Prisoners Possibly Executed In Past Four Months

Iran Human Rights, February 3: According to reports from reliable sources in Iran, as many as 400 prisoners may have been executed in Vakilabad Prison, Mashhad. According to the sources, there have been secret executions of prisoners taking place every Wednesday and Sunday, and sometimes up to three times a week. No detailed information is available on the amount of prisoners executed, but at least on one occasion the number of executions were as high as 50 people. Sources say that up to 400 prisoners may have been executed in the past four or five months.

Sources say weekly executions are still taking place.

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