Two Inmates Executed in Central Prison of Karaj

On Monday, June 27, 2022, two inmates previously convicted of murder and rape were executed in Central Prison of Karaj, Alborz Province.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Iran Human Rights Organization, on Monday, June 27, 2022, two inmates were executed in the Central Prison of Karaj.

One of the inmates has been identified as Nasrollah Iliad, age 40, was convicted of murder. 

The other inmate was convicted of rape.

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 Damghan and Karaj Prisons

On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, two inmates who were convicted of drug-related crimes and murder were executed in Damghan Prison and the Central Prison of Karaj.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Baloch Activists Campaign, on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, an inmate identified as Allah-Nazar Esmail-Zehi, age 33, a resident of Zahedan, was executed. 

His execution has not been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.

Rokna News also reports the execution of a 25-year-old man in the Central Prison of Karaj on Tuesday.

This inmate was arrested three years ago was arrested for murder.

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.

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”

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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”

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”