At Least 8 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

Posted on: August 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least eight prisoners charged with “murder” were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. It is to say that, two other prisoners were executed in Tabriz Central Prison and one prisoner in Adel Abad prison, in Shiraz, on similar charges.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least 14 prisoners charged with murder had been transferred to solitary confinement in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, on April 16, 2017, and at least eight of them were executed in this prison, on April 18. (more…)

One Execution in Boroujerd Prison in March 2017

Posted on: August 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner who had been in prison for 6 years in Boroujerd prison, was executed in the first week of Farvardin, (first month of Iranian New Year), late March.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Saeid Papi (Zadeh) known as Saeid Keshvar was executed on charge of transporting and storage of heroin. (more…)

One Prisoner Executed in Brojerd Prison

Posted on: August 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner was executed in Brojerd prison on charge of murder. This execution led to tribal tensions and violence in his village. Also, recently one prisoner in Bandar Abbas, two in Tabriz Central Prison, and one prisoner in Adel Abad prison in Shiraz, and at least 8 prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, were executed.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mahmoud Torabi, charged with murder, was executed in Brojerd prison, on April 20, 2017. (more…)

One Execution in Parsilon Prison of Khorram Abad

Posted on: August 11th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On April 8, 2017, a prisoner who had been charged with possession and transportation of drugs was executed in Parsilon prison in Khorram Abad. Another prisoner with the same charge and sentence, was transferred to solitary confinement with him, who returned to the ward and was not executed.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on April 8, 2017, Maziar Gravand who had been transferred to solitary confinement the day before, was executed in Parsilon prison in Khorram Abad. (more…)

One Prisoner Executed in Central Prison of Tabriz

Posted on: August 10th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On April 5, 2017, the death sentence of a prisoner charged with “murder” was carried out after serving four years in prison in Tabriz Central Prison. The prisoner was dismissed from military service before the murder because of his mental illness.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on April 5, 2017, Morovat Abbasi was executed in the central prison of Tabriz. (more…)

A Prisoner Sentenced to Death after 7 Years of Detention

Posted on: August 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner was sentenced to imprisonment and death, by judge’s acquaintance, on charge of murder and armed robbery, after 7 years of being in an undecided condition in Sanandaj. In Iran’s law, “judge’s acquaintance” does not necessarily need considering evidences and documented events.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shouresh Moradi, son of Ahmad, who has spent more than 7 years in central prison of Sanandaj in an undecided condition, on charge of armed robbery and murder, was sentenced to death by “judge’s acquaintance”. (more…)

4 Prisoners Executed in Urmia Prison

Posted on: July 5th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The death sentences of four prisoners with drug related charges were executed in the Central Prison of Urmia.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), four prisoners with drug related charges were hanged in the Central Prison of Urmia on March 14, 2017. (more…)

3 Prisoners Executed in Ghezel Hesar Prison in Karaj

Posted on: June 11th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Three prisoners with homicide and drug related charges were executed in Ghezelhesar prison of Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), two prisoners with drug trafficking and one prisoner who was transferred from Rajaei Shahr prison, with drug trafficking and homicide charge were hanged in Ghezelhesar prison of Karaj on March 5. (more…)