Five Inmates Executed in Sanandaj, Bam and Rasht

On July 27 and 28, five inmates convicted of murder were executed in Sanandaj, Bam and Rasht.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, on July 28, 2022, two convicts identified as Hiwa Ahmadi and Payam Yazdani were executed in the Sanandaj Central Prison, Kurdistan Province.

A day prior, on July 27, Snanadaj Prison officials carried out the execution of another prisoner identified as Abdollah Rahimi.

Additionally, Rasank News reported the execution of an inmate identified as Mohammad-Reza Shiahaki in Bam Prison in Kerman Province.

Rokna News also reported that an inmate identified by the initials M.F., age 27, was executed in Lakan Prison, Rasht Province. He was arrested last year for killing a police officer.

These executions have not been reported by the official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.

The most recent report from the Statistics and Publication Center of the Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRA) states that between January 1 of 2021 and December 20 of 2021, at least 299 citizens, including four juvenile offenders, were executed. In addition, 85 citizens were sentenced to death in this period. 

As the report points out, Iran’s judicial authorities do not publicly announce over 88% of executions. These unreported executions are known as “secret executions” by human rights organizations.

Two Inmates Executed in Mashhad and Kerman Prisons

Two inmates were recently executed in Mashhad and Kerman Prisons.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Rasank News, in two separate cases, Emrahim Narooie and Heydar Gholjaie, both residents of Zahedan County, were executed in Mashhad and Kerman Prisons respectively. They had been sentenced to death on drug-related charges.

On Sunday, November 28,  Narooie was executed in Mashhad Prison. Gholjaie was executed in Kerman Prison on Thursday, November 25.

Reportedly, Heydar Gholjaie visited his family before his execution. In 2018, he was arrested at a checkpoint on the road connecting Bam City to Kerman for carrying drugs. Since then he had been jailed in Kerman Prison.

The most recent report of the Statistics and Publication Center of the Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRA) states that between October 8 of 2020 and October 9 of 2021, at least 266 citizens, three of whom were juvenile offenders, were executed and 90 citizens were sentenced to death.

As the report points out, Iran’s judicial authorities have not publicly announced over 82% of executions. These unreported executions are dubbed as “secret executions” by human rights organizations.

Official sources and news outlets inside Iran have not reported on these executions as of this writing.

 

 

21 Prisoners Hanged in Iran During 48 Hours

HRANA News Agency – 21 prisoners in prisons from Adel Abad in Shiraz, Bam, and Bandar Abbas prisons were executed during last 48 hours. State-run sources are silent about these executions.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), during last 48 hours, 21 prisoners were executed by hanging in three prisons; Adel Abad in Shiraz, Bam, and Banda Abbas. Continue reading “21 Prisoners Hanged in Iran During 48 Hours”

A Prisoner Hanged in the Prison of Bam

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner was executed at dawn on Thursday in Bam prison, after spending 12 years in prison. He was charged with drug smuggling.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), “Reza Begham” who had been sentenced to death, by the Revolutionary Court in Kerman, on the charge of drug smuggling after 12 years in prison at dawn on Thursday (29th January) was executed in Bam prison by hanging. Continue reading “A Prisoner Hanged in the Prison of Bam”

6 prisoners are hanged in Kerman and Bam

HRANA News Agency – 6 prisoners have been hanged on charge of drug trafficking in Kerman.

 

According to a report by IRIB, the prosecutor of Kerman said that these prisoners were sentenced to death on charge of having and trafficking drugs including opium, heroin and morphine. Continue reading “6 prisoners are hanged in Kerman and Bam”

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6 prisoners have been hanged in Bam

HRANA News Agency – The head of the judiciary of Kerman province confirmed the execution of 6 prisoners on charge of drug trafficking.

 

According to a report by ISNA, Ali Tavakkoli, the head of the judiciary of Kerman province said: “According to the sentence of the revolutionary court of Bam 6 prisoners have been hanged on charge of drug trafficking this morning.” Continue reading “6 prisoners have been hanged in Bam”