Three convicted criminals were hanged in a prison in Ahwaz City in April, according to the Agence France-Presse news agency citing reports from the Karoon newspaper. Two men identified only as Ala H. and Mostafa Kh. were convicted of murder. The men were hanged sometime in the Iranian month of Farvardin, 21 March to 20 April. The third person, convicted for drug trafficking, was not identified.
Meanwhile, the Arab pro-independence website Ahwazna claimed that the sister of Ahwazi Arab militant Abdullah Abdulhussien Kaebi 'Nabiya' was being tortured in prison. Abdulla was killed in Shushtar. Her uncle was hanged for involvement in an Arab uprising against the Iranian government four years ago, named Faleh Kaebi.