Marjan Davari Sentenced to Death and Transferred to Garchak Prison

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – A 50-year-old researcher and translator has been sentenced to death in late January. She was transferred from women’s ward in Evin to Rey prison (Gharchak of Varamin) at the same time. One of the charges against Ms. Davari is membership in Eckankar. This verdict has recently submitted to her.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Marjan Davari, 50-year-old researcher and translator, had been arrested on September 24, 2015, after the closure of Rah-e-Marefat publisher and detention of all officials in this institute. (more…)

A Prisoner Executed in Karaj Before the End of Due Process

Posted on: March 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Hadi Moghaddam, a drug offender in central prison in Karaj, was executed before the end of the hearing in a vague judicial process. According to his wife, the drug was much less than that amount which has been recorded after the execution, by the secretariat of the court. On the other hand, the case was pending in the Supreme Court, and the death penalty confirmation had not been communicated to the prisoner.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Hadi Moghaddam, 31, married and father of one, who had been held in central prison in Karaj since 5 years ago, on charge of carrying 1 kg of chemical drugs was hanged, on January 3, 2017. (more…)

2 Prisoners Including One with Disabilities Executed in Urmia Prison

Posted on: February 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 21, 2017, two prisoners, including a handicapped and a sick prisoner who was kept in prison, were hanged on charge of transporting and storing drugs in the central prison of Urmia.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 21, 2017, two prisoners were hanged on charge of transporting and storing drugs in the central prison of Urmia. (more…)

2 Prisoners Executed in Khorramabad

Posted on: February 25th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Two prisoners with drug-related charges were executed in Parsilon prison of Khorramabad. It has been said that at the same time, the sentences of six other prisoners were upheld by the Supreme Court, and have been sent to the prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRANA), the death sentences of two prisoners with drug-related charges, were executed in Parsilon prison in Khorramabad on January 20. (more…)

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…)