At Least 16 Prisoners Executed in 2 Prisons

Posted on: February 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least 16 prisoners, on charges of drug related crimes, armed robbery, and murder, were hanged in two prisons.

Human Rights organisations, earlier, had urged Iranian government to stop the execution of prisoners of drug related offences.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least 16 prisoners were hanged in Rajai Shahr and Karaj prisons on Saturday, January 14, 2017. (more…)

At Least 4 Men Executed in Karaj

Posted on: January 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 3, 2017, at least four prisoners with drug-related charges were hanged at the central prison of Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 3, 2017, four prisoners with drug-related charges were hanged. Hadi Moghaddam (carrying 1 kg of glass), Ali Nuri (carrying 1 kg of glass) and Alireza Haji Firuz Abadi, and a prisoner with an unknown identity are the 4 executed men. (more…)

At Least 5 Prisoners Executed in Karaj

Posted on: December 19th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – At least five drug offenders were executed at the central prison of Karaj. At least one of these prisoners had a vague proceeding, and his family insisted on his innocence.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), 5 to 7 prisoners with drug-related charges in the central prison of Karaj had been transferred to solitary confinement for execution, on October 22, and their sentences were carried out the day after. (more…)

Prisoners under Pressure in Karaj Central Prison for Revealing News of Executions

Posted on: September 17th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Following the execution of 12 prisoner in Karaj Central Prison and leakage of news to media, security forces have raided ward number 5 and after beating and threating prisoners, transferred at least 6 of them to solitary confinements for interrogations. Security forces are looking for the way that information has been leaked.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 12 prisoners with drug related charges were executed in Karaj Central Prison, at the dawn of August 27th. (more…)

12 Prisoners Executed in Karaj

Posted on: September 4th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – 12 drug offenders were hanged in Karaj central detention centre. These prisoners were among the ones who were transferred from Ghezelhesar prison to solitary confinements of this prison. Ahmad Shaheed, special rapporteur of UN on the human rights in Iran, had demanded the authorities to stop these executions.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the death sentences of 12 prisoners with drug related charges were executed today in central detention of Karaj. (more…)

Additional Information on the Latest Executions in Ghezel Hesar Prison

Posted on: July 29th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – 11 death row prisoners who had been transferred from different prisons to solitary confinements in Ghezelhesar prison were executed by hanging on July 17. Two of them were executed in public and 9 of these prisoners were executed in Ghezelhesar prison. 7 of them have been identified by HRANA so far.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 11 prisoners from different prisons including 4 from Central Prison of Karaj, 4 from Great Prison of Tehran, 1 from Ghezelhesar prison, 1 from Rajaei Shahr and one female prison from an unknown location had been transferred to solitary confinements of Ghezelhesar prison for execution. (more…)

3 Prisoners Executed in Karaj

Posted on: July 26th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Three prisoners with unknown charges were executed by hanging in Karaj detention centre.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the death sentences of three prisoners were executed in Karaj detention centre. (more…)