Execution Carried Out in Urmia Prison

HRANA News Agency-On May 25, 2023, an inmate convicted of murder was executed in Urmia Prison.

HRANA has identified him as Ali Piri, 40 years old, who has been imprisoned in Urmia for three years.
Yesterday, HRANA reported his transfer to solitary confinement, signaling the imminent implementation of the death penalty.

At the time of writing, no official sources or domestic media outlets within the country have reported on this execution.

In 2022, the Department of Statistics and Publication of Human Rights Activists in Iran registered 457 reports related to the death penalty. This included 92 death sentences, including the conviction of 6 people to public execution and 565 execution sentences were carried out, 2 of which have been carried out in public. Based on the announced identifications of some of the executed individuals, 501 were male and 11 were female. In addition, 5 juvenile offenders were executed in 2022, meaning they were under the age of 18 at the time they committed the crime.