Four people were hanged in Zahedan Prison in south western Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchistan for “corruption of the earth and enmity against God." Fars news agency reports that these individuals had engaged in “armed kidnapping and murder of citizens.”
Last month, another 11 prisoners were hanged in Zahedan Prison for the charge of corruption of the earth and enmity with God.
Sistan-Baluchistan justice department introduced these prisoners as “supporters” of Jundullah, the militant group that claims to fight in the region for the rights of minority Sunnis.
According to Human Rights Reporters of Iran (RAHANA) since the beginning of Iranian New Year last March, over 200 people have been executed in Iran.
UN General Assembly has expressed grave concern about the continuous rise in the number of executions in Iran.