Iran Executions: Prisoner Hanged in Ardebil

A prisoner was executed at Ardabil Central Prison on murder charges. According to a close source, on the morning of Monday, August 13, a prisoner was executed at Ardabil Central Prison. The prisoner, sentenced to death on murder charges, was identified as Moslem Shiri, 37. He was arrested on the charge of murder in June 2009.

Moslem Shiri went on a hunger strike for a week in December last year in protest against the continuous harassment by prison authorities.

The execution of this prisoner has not been announced by the state-run media so far.

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