Iran Human Rights – A prisoner was reportedly hanged in Khomeyn Prison (Markazi province, central Iran) on Wednesday November 23, and another prisoner was reportedly hanged in Lakan, Rasht’s central prison (Gilan province, northern Iran) on Saturday November 26. Both of the prisoners were executed on murder charges.
According to close sources, the prisoner in Rasht is Shabaan Ranjbar, who was detained in prison for 20 years before his execution. The human rights news agency, HRANA has identified the prisoner in Khomeyn Prison as Gholamhossein Beigi, who was detained in prison for 18 years before his execution.
Iranian official sources, including the media and Judiciary, have been silent about these two executions.