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May 2017

Iran: 10 executions in one day

On May 23, only four days after Iran’s sham election, authorities executed ten prisoners in the cities of Zahedan, Ardebil, Arak, Tabriz and Kermanshah. An inmate was hanged in Ardebil Prison, southwest of the country. 50-year-old Davar…

Iran: Juvenile prisoner commits suicide

A 16-year-old inmate attempted suicide in Zabol Central Prison on May 8th by cutting his arm 17 times by a razor blade in an act of protest to the prison guards’ denying him a family visit. His family who reside in Kerman (southern Iran),…