Afghan Resident Executed in Isfahan

HRANA – In the early hours of Saturday, May 29th, an Afghan resident was hanged in Isfahan prison.

According to the website, Iran Human Rights, Noor Jamal was a 26 year-old citizen of Afghanistan without any prior criminal record. He was accused of narcotics possession and sentenced to execution. His execution order was affirmed by the supreme court on October 24, 2009, and was carried out this morning after being affirmed by the attorney general.

A few months prior to today’s execution, Iranian authorities executed 45 Afghan residents in the course three days. Their inhumane actions sparked widespread protests by several members of parliament and human rights organizations in Afghanistan to the unrestrained executions of Afghan residents in Iran.


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