Two Inmates Executed in Bandar Abbas and Ilam Prisons

On November 30, 2022, Bandar Abbas Prison officials executed an inmate convicted of drug-related crimes.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Haal Vsh, on November 30, 2022, an inmate identified as Parviz Barahooi, a resident of Zahedan, was executed in Bandar Abbas Prison.

In 2017, the Revolutionary Court of Bandar Abbas sentenced Barahooi to death for drug offences.

Also, Kurdpa reported the execution of Mehdi Lotfi in Ilam Prison on November 23, 2022. He was previously convicted of murder.
 
None of the official sources and media outlets inside the country has reported these executions.

Nine Inmates Executed in Different Prisons

In recent days, nine inmates convicted of murder or drug-related crimes were executed in Kashan, Zahedan, Mashhad, Isfahan, Iranshahr and Hamedan.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on November 28, an inmate identified by his last name as Turkzadeh was executed in Hamedan Prison. He was previously convicted of murder.

Haal Vsh news outlet reported the execution of two inmates Abdolnabi Mazar-Zehi and Mohammad-Amin Omar-Zehi in Zahedan Prison. Both were convicted of drug-related crimes.

Haal Vsh also reported the execution of Mohammad-Omar Khameh in Mashhad and Abdollah Salahzehi in Iranshahr. Both were convicted of murder.

According to Iran Human Rights Organization, on November 26, an inmate identified as Keyhan Shaker-Panahi in Kashan and three inmates in Isfahan, of which two have been identified as Hossein Kheirollahi and Saheb Rasouli, were executed.

None of the official sources and media outlets inside the country has reported these executions at the time of writing.

Three Inmates Executed in Torbat-e-Jam and Zahedan

On November 14, two inmates convicted of drug-related crimes were executed in Torbat-e-Jam Prison, Razavi Khorasan Province. Moreover, an inmate convicted of murder was executed in Zahedan Province.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Rasank News, Torbat-e-Jam Prison officials executed Mohammad-Nabi Soleimani, age 31, and Abdollah Soofi.

An informed source claimed that “in June 2019, these individuals were arrested by border police while returning home with a cab. Based on false reports, the police agents arrested them without finding any drugs in the vehicle. After a few days, the police set them up with a small consignment of drugs, claiming that it belongs to them.”

Haal Vsh also reported the execution of an inmate identified as Esmail Faghirdadzehi, age 27, in Zahedan Prison on November 15. He was convicted of killing someone during a fight in 2016.
 
None of the official sources and media outlets inside the country has reported these executions.

 

 

Iran Protests: Five Protestors Sentenced to Death

According to the judiciary’s statements, since the beginning of nationwide protests, five people arrested at protests have been sentenced to death on the charges of “enmity against God” and “spreading corruption on earth.” Moreover, several other citizens have faced the same charges, which can result in a death sentence.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Mizan Online, Judiciary media centre, five protestors have been sentenced to death.

Although the judicial officials did not disclose these individuals’ identities, based on previous reports obtained about ongoing legal cases in Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court, two of these five people are likely Mohammad Borooghani and Mohammad Ghobadlu.

The judicial authorities claimed that one of these individuals ran over a police/security agent in a car leading to his death, and the second injured a police agent. The third detainee has been accused of “closing the roads, creating terror and damaging public property.”
 
At least nine other individuals have faced the same charges in Alborz and Tehran Provinces.

 

 

Inmate Executed in Mashhad

On November 16, 2022, an inmate convicted of murder was executed in Mashhad Central Prison.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Rokna, Wednesday, November 16, 2022, Mashhad Central Prison officials executed an inmate identified as Shahab (last name unknown), age 46.
 
Four years ago, he was arrested and sentenced to death by the Criminal Court of Razavi Khorasan Province. 

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Four inmates Executed in Shiraz and Zahedan

On November 12, 2022, Adel-Abad Prison’s officials executed an inmate convicted of drug-related crimes.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on November 12, 2022, an unidentified inmate was executed in Adel-Abad Prison in Shiraz.
 

Haal Vsh also reported the execution of three inmates in Zahedan Prison on November 13. They have been identified as Emam Bakhsh Narooi, Mohsen Anshini, age 24, and Vali Roodini. In 2020, there were arrested for drug offences.

 

None of the official sources and media outlets inside the country has reported these executions at the time of writing.

 

Seven Inmates Executed in Arak and Zahedan

On November 6, 2022, Arak Prison’s officials executed five inmates convicted of drug-related crimes.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on November 6, 2022, five unidentified men were executed in Arak Prison.

Haal Vsh also reported the execution of two inmates, convicted of murder, identified as Shoaib Askani and Eshagh Askani, in Zahedan Prison on November 8.

The executions have not been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.

Two Inmates Executed in Zahedan Prison

On November 6, 2022, two inmates convicted of drug-related crimes were executed in Zahedan.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Haal Vsh, Zahedan Prison’s officials executed two inmates identified as Amanullah Alizahi and Nematullah Barahooi.

According to an informed source, in separate legal cases, they were arrested for drug offences three years ago.
 
The executions have not been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.

Eight Inmates Executed in Shiraz, Birjand and Ardabil

On November 5, 2022, in Shiraz, Adel-Abad prison officials executed three inmates. Two have been identified as Amir Ghoncheh and Jafar Tourjan, who were convicted of drug-related crimes.

Also, Haal Vsh reported the execution of four inmates convicted of drug-related crimes in Birjand Prison on Wednesday, November 2. They have been identified as Noor-Ahmad Tonzahi, Abdollah Tonazehi, Mohammad Khoshhal and Khosravi (first name unknown).

Iran Human Rights Organization reported the execution of an inmate identified as Mehdi Tazakori in Ardabil. According to an informed source, he was sentenced to death for killing his wife four years ago.

None of these executions has been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.

 

Three Inmates Executed in Neyshabur and Zanjan Prisons

On October 13 and 15, 2022, three inmates convicted of murder and drug-related crimes were executed in Neyshabur and Zanjan Prisons.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Iran Human Rights Organization, on October 13 and 15, 2022, three inmates identified as Reza Gharelu, Ali Mohammad Saeedi and Sadegh Afkandeh (age 43) were executed in Neyshabur and Zanjan Prisons.

According to an informed source, Gharelu was convicted of killing one of his friends three years ago. Afkandeh was sentenced to death on drug-related charges four years ago. Mohammad Saeedi had been convicted of murder.

None of these executions has been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.