Iran hangs three more in a new wave of executions
On July 15 at dawn, two inmates were hanged on drug charges in Urmia Central Prison, northwest of Iran.
The victims were identified as Mashallah Sayad Novin and Mohammadreza Sadeghi (Mohammadi).
They had held in ward 15 for approximately three years on death row. The two were transferred to solitary cells on July 14 in preparation for their executions along with another prisoner identified as Tohid Amini, whom his execution has since been delayed.
In yet another case another inmate was hanged on July 11 on murder charges in Nour Prison, in northern Mazandaran Province. He was identified as 27-year-old Mojtaba, according to the state-run Rokna news agency.