Mohammad Abdollahi and 5 other Prisoners Scheduled to be Executed Tomorrow
HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Abdollahi, political prisoner in Uremia Prison and at least 5 other prisoners have been transferred to solitary confinements to be executed. Mohammad Abdollahi had been on hunger strike for 32 days in protest at the “unjust” verdict and the way of handling his case since May 29, 2016 and accepted to end his strike after the authorities had promised him to agree with his retrial.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Abdollahi has been transferred to the solitary confinement along with 5 other prisoners who were charged with drug-related allegations in order to be executed.
Kamran Pouraft from Piranshahr, Tohid Pourmehdi from Uremia, Jahangir Razavizade from Uremia, Jabrail Kanaani from Uremia and a prisoner with unknown identity are the 5 others who have been scheduled to be executed tomorrow. Jahangir Razavizade’s wife has also been sentenced to death and is being kept in the women’s ward of Uremia prison. She may also be executed tomorrow.
Mohammad Abdollahi had been on hunger strike for 32 days in protest at the “unjust” verdict and the way of handling his case since May 29, 2016 and accepted to end his strike after the authorities had promised him to agree with his retrial.
During his hunger strike, Mohammad Abdollahi had written a letter to the Head of Judiciary and Mr. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur of United Nations on the human rights situation in Iran. He demanded a fair trial for himself in this letter. The full text of the letter was published by HRANA.
Mohammad Abdollahi, 35, married and former resident of the city of Bokan was sentenced to death on charge of Muharebeh through membership in one of Kurdish opposition parties by branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court in Mahabad.
His death sentence was officially notified to him by the executive branch of Mahabad prison after being upheld by the Supreme Court in 2014.
Mohammad Amin Abdollahi, Mohammad Abdollahi’s brother is also a political prisoner in Birjand prison who went back to the prison on Sunday and after a short furlough.