At dawn on Wednesday, September 22, 45-year-old Ahmad Forouhid was executed in Boroujerd Prison in Lorestan Province.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Iran Human Rights (IHR), Forouhid had previously sentenced to death on a charge of murder.
Iran ranks first in the world in executions per capita, according to international organizations. The Statistics and Publication Center of the Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRA) reported that between January 1 and December 20 of 2020, at least 236 citizens were executed.
One of these citizens was executed publicly, and two were juvenile offenders. An additional 95 citizens were sentenced to death. According to the same report, more than 72% of executions in Iran are not reported by the government or the judiciary, which human rights organizations call “secret” executions.
The execution of Mr. Forouhid has not been announced by any Iranian media or official sources as of this writing.
HRANA News Agency – Two prisoners were executed in two separate executions in Boroujerd and Khorramabad prisons.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), two prisoners were executed on charge of murder in two separate executions in Boroujerd and Khorramabad prisons on September 18, 2017 and September 19, 2017. Continue reading “Two Prisoners Executed in Boroujerd and Khorramabad”
HRANA News Agency – One prisoner committed suicide due to “pressure and ignoring their demands” by prison authorities in Boroujerd prison.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a prisoner committed suicide due to problems he had encountered in the prison environment and pressures in Boroujerd Prison on August 9, 2017. Continue reading “A Prisoner Committed Suicide in Boroujerd Prison”
HRANA News Agency – A prisoner who had been in prison for 6 years in Boroujerd prison, was executed in the first week of Farvardin, (first month of Iranian New Year), late March.
According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Saeid Papi (Zadeh) known as Saeid Keshvar was executed on charge of transporting and storage of heroin. Continue reading “One Execution in Boroujerd Prison in March 2017”