Iran: A Political Prisoner Hanged by Gallows

 Monday, June 15, 2015 9:51:37 AM

Mansoor Arvand, a political prisoner, who was recently transferred to Miandoab prison was executed by gallows on 14 June 2015.

Mr. Arvand was hanged in the prison yard Sunday morning, whereas, he was allegedly heard of his sentence which reduced to life time imprisonment when he was kept in Central Urmia prison as rights group said.

We found that Mansoor was executed when my family went to the prison. They told us that your loved one was hanged yesterday” one of his relatives told to Center for Defense of Human Rights in Kurdistan.

He had been reportedly detained by Intelligence Service officials on June 2011in his house in the city of Mahabad. Mansoor convicted to death at branch first of the Revolutionary Court of Mahabad after having months in the solitary confinement with brutal torture by officials.

The political activist had been convicted to death on the charge of Moharebeh (enmity against God), propaganda against the regime and membership in Kurdistan Democratic Party.

By: Kaveh Taheri