Iran Human Rights (JULY 13 2017): Six prisoners were reportedly executed at Karaj's Rajai Shahr Prison on murder charges.
According to close sources, the executions were carried out on the morning of Wednesday July 12. These prisoners were among a group of 13 who were reportedly transferred to solitary confinement on Monday July 10 in preparation for their executions. Iran Human Rights has obtained the names of three of the prisoners: Mohammad Hamavand, Hamid Eslami, and Mohammad Shirzad. The other seven prisoners were reportedly returned to their cells after their execution sentences were postponed by the complainants on their cases.
Iranian official sources, including the Judiciary and the media, have not announced these executions.