A Prisoner Executed in Qazvin Before the End of Due Process

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Nusratullah Khazayi was executed in January, while his family says his case was still pending in the prosecutor and his death sentence was not finalized. In follow-up after his execution, several judicial authorities in Tehran Prosecutor’s office told them that the prisoner should have not been executed. This case can be another example of the concern of opponents of the death penalty who have emphasized on its irreversible and irrevocable nature.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 2, 2017, a prisoner charged with “trafficking of drugs” was executed in Qazvin prison. (more…)

3 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 4, 2017, three prisoners, including two prisoners charged with “Muharebeh through armed robbery” were hanged in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 4, 2017, three prisoners, charged with “Muharebeh and drug related charges” were hanged in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. (more…)

4 Prisoners Executed in Taibad

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 19, 2017, four prisoners with drug-related charges were hanged in Taibad prison in Khorasan Razavi province.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 19, 2017, four prisoners including two Afghan citizens with drug-related charges were hanged in Taibad prison in Khorasan Razavi province. (more…)

A Juvenile Offender Saved from the Gallows in Sanandaj

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Heiman Araminejad, juvenile offender who was held in Sanandaj prison, with forgiveness and consent of the next of kin at the gallows was saved from death. The people of Sanandaj put flowers on the victim’s grave in Behesht Mohammad cemetery in this city.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Heiman Araminejad, who had been accused of murder at the age of 17, escaped the corded, with the consent of the victim’s father and was forgiven on the eve of execution on January 1, 2017.  (more…)

At Least 4 Drug Offenders Executed in Ghezelhesar Prison in Karaj

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least four drug offenders were executed in Ghezelhesar prison in Karaj. There is no information about the fate of two other prisoners who had been transferred for the execution.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), four drug offenders were executed in Ghezelhesar prison in Karaj on January 25. (more…)

The List of Death Row Prisoners Charged with Muharebeh

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The prisoners who have been convicted on charges of Muharebeh under the old law, have the possibility of a retrial, commutation of their sentences or being released, with regard to the changes on these kinds of charges in the IPC. At the moment, dozens of prisoners, including at least twenty-four male prisoners in Iran prisons have been sentenced to death on charge Muharebeh. The current below is the sixth list of the series of “Prisoners accused of Muharebeh” about these 24 imprisoned men.

According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), there are at least twenty four male death row prisoners who have been charged with Muharebeh, in different ways, are being held in Iran prisons. These prisoners can apply for a judicial review, due to the changes in the Islamic Penal Code in 2013. (more…)

At Least 16 Prisoners Executed in 2 Prisons

Posted on: February 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least 16 prisoners, on charges of drug related crimes, armed robbery, and murder, were hanged in two prisons.

Human Rights organisations, earlier, had urged Iranian government to stop the execution of prisoners of drug related offences.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least 16 prisoners were hanged in Rajai Shahr and Karaj prisons on Saturday, January 14, 2017. (more…)

At Least 3 Prisoners Executed in Qazvin Central Prison

Posted on: February 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least 3 prisoners were executed in Qazvin Central Prison. The judiciary and the Prisons Department have been silent about these executions as usual.

According to the report of Human Rights Actvists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least 3 prisoners in Qazvin Central Prison were executed by hanging, on Thursday, August 13, 2016. (more…)

At Least 1 Prisoner Executed in Orumiyeh Central Prison

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 10, 2017, three prisoners were transferred to solitary confinements in Orumiyeh Central Prison. On January 11, one of the prisoners was executed, two other prisoners received deadlines and returned to the ward.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 11, Nasser Soltani from Miandoab was executed on charge of murder Orumiyeh Central Prison. (more…)

4 Prisoners Executed in Mashhad

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 17, 2017, four prisoners with drug-related charges were executed in Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad. A close person to at least one of these prisoners insisted on the “innocence” of one executed prisoner.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 17, 2017, four prisoners with drug-related charges were executed in Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad. (more…)