Three Inmate Executed in Qazvin and Maku

On Monday, December 12, 2022, Qazvin prison officials carried out the execution of two inmates convicted of drug-related crimes. Also, an inmate convicted of murder was executed on December 8 in Maku, West Azerbaijan Province.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on December 8, an inmate identified by HRANA as Shayan Hassanpour (Hassanzadeh), age 23-24, was executed in Maku Prison.

Iran Human Rights Organization also reported that on December 12, two inmates, identified as Abbas Hosseini and Ali Seyyedkhani, were executed in Qazvin Prison.

These individuals, reportedly, were arrested and sentenced to death three years ago. They were executed despite the court’s promise that their execution would not be carried out.

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