On September 17, 2023, Adelabad Prison in Shiraz carried out the execution of two inmates, who had been convicted in the same legal case, both on charges related to drug offenses.
The individuals executed have been identified by the Iran Human Rights Organization as Ramezan Yavari and Mozaffar Sanjarani. Their convictions date back to approximately three years ago.
Furthermore, Adelabad Prison had witnessed another execution on September 13, involving an inmate who was sentenced for a murder-related offense. The identity of this inmate remains undisclosed at this time.
It is noteworthy that as of now, there have been no reports or coverage of these executions from official sources or domestic media outlets within the country.
In 2022, the Department of Statistics and Publication of Human Rights Activists in Iran recorded 457 reports concerning the death penalty. Approximately 43% of these executions were linked to drug-related charges.