Insideofiran: According to reports, on Sunday morning seven prisoners were secretly hanged in Evin Prison in a mass execution.
On Saturday July 2, six prisoners from Unit 2 in Qezelhesar Prison and one prisoner from a solitary cell in cellblock 1 in Gohardasht (Rajayi Shahr) Prison were transferred to Evin Prison for execution. They were hanged the next morning in Evin.
The names of these prisoners are:
1- Hamid Nader, about 44 years old. Has been jailed for close to 2 years in Hall 3, Unit 2 in Qezelhesar Prison -arrested and sentenced to death on drug-related charges
2- Seyed Abolfazl Azimi Tabar, 50 years old- Hall 1 Unit 2 in Qezelhesar Prison.- jailed for three years
3- Mehdi Bashiri, Hall 8 Unit 2 in Qezelhesar Prison
4- Javad Abdollahvand, 54 years old, detained for 1.5 years in Hall 1, Unit 1 in Qezelhesar Prison
5- Asghar, Hall 3, Unit 2 Qezelhesar Prison
6- An Afghan national detained in Unit 2 in Qezelhesar Prison
7- Massoud Ali Moradi, 30 years old, was detained in solitary cell in cellblock 1 in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj. (Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran – Jul. 3, 2011)