On August 18, 2022, Yazd Central Prison authorities executed five inmates.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Haal Vsh, on August 18, 2022, five prisoners identified as Amir Shahiki, 23, Abbas Mousavi, Hamid Narooie, 45, Khodarahm Narooie, 43 and Saeed Kashani, 46, were executed in Yazd CentralPrison.
Hamid and Khodarahm Narooie were sentenced to death for drug smuggling in 2014. Shahiki and Mousavi were convicted of murder.
These executions have not been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.