Inmate Executed in the Central Prison of Karaj City

On Wednesday, October 20, an inmate was executed in the Central Prison of Karaj City.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Iran Newspaper, the inmate had been previously sentenced to death for murdering his wife.

The report states that on November 12, 2018, a middle-aged man reported to the police station in Khoramdasht in Karaj city that his daughter was missing and had not returned home after leaving to go to university.

After a few days, the police found the missing girl’s half-burnt body beside a road. Forensic medicine revealed that the victim had been suffocated to death before the body was burned.

From further investigation, it turned out that after she found out about her husband’s cheating, she was killed by her husband and with the aid of his mistress. Reportedly, the man confessed the crime at trial. Subsequently, the court sentenced him to death and his mistress to ten years in prison on the charge of aiding in kidnapping and murder. The verdict was confirmed by the supreme court of Iran.

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, including three juvenile offenders, were executed and 90 citizens were sentenced to death.

The report does not mention the name of the executed man.

At Least 16 Prisoners Executed in 2 Prisons

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. Continue reading “At Least 16 Prisoners Executed in 2 Prisons”

At Least 4 Men Executed in Karaj

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. Continue reading “At Least 4 Men Executed in Karaj”

5 Prisoners Executed in Central Prison of Karaj

HRANA News Agency – 5 prisoners including a woman were executed in Karaj prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on December 15, 5 prisoners were hanged in Karaj prison. Continue reading “5 Prisoners Executed in Central Prison of Karaj”

At Least 4 Prisoners Executed in Central Prison of Karaj

HRANA News Agency – At least 4 prisoner with drug related charges were executed in Karaj central prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the death sentences of at least 4 prisoners were executed on December 14, 2016. Continue reading “At Least 4 Prisoners Executed in Central Prison of Karaj”

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4 Prisoners Executed in Karaj

HRANA News Agency – On November 24, 2016, four drug offenders were hanged in the Central Prison of Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on November 24, 2016, four prisoners were executed on drug-related charges in Central Prison of Karaj. Continue reading “4 Prisoners Executed in Karaj”

At Least 5 Prisoners Executed in Karaj

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. Continue reading “At Least 5 Prisoners Executed in Karaj”

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

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. Continue reading “Prisoners under Pressure in Karaj Central Prison for Revealing News of Executions”

12 Prisoners Executed in Karaj

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. Continue reading “12 Prisoners Executed in Karaj”

Additional Information on the Latest Executions in Ghezel Hesar Prison

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. Continue reading “Additional Information on the Latest Executions in Ghezel Hesar Prison”