Death on Two Prisoners in One Week in Ghezelhesar Prison in Karaj

Posted on: July 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Two prisoners died in Ghezelhesar prison in Karaj. One of these prisoners passed away despite going to prison clinic; but because of failing in diagnosing the heart problem he died hours later. The other prisoner died due to over dosing of methadone while hoping to gather 10 million IRR.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), two prisoners with the names of Dariush Mansouri and Mahmood Valipoor died due to respectively, heart attack and methadone overdose, in section number two of Ghezelhesar prison of Karaj. (more…)

A Prisoner Committed Suicide and Died in Ghezelhesar Prison

Posted on: February 26th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – A 26-year-old prisoner who was convicted to death on drug crimes and detained in Ghezelhesar prison, committed suicide because of the increasing stress caused by living on death row and lost his life.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 17, 2017, Behzad Siri, born in 1990, from Varamin, hanged himself in Ghezelhesar prison in Karaj and died. (more…)

At Least 4 Drug Offenders Executed in Ghezelhesar Prison in Karaj

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least four drug offenders were executed in Ghezelhesar prison in Karaj. There is no information about the fate of two other prisoners who had been transferred for the execution.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), four drug offenders were executed in Ghezelhesar prison in Karaj on January 25. (more…)

A Prisoner Died in Ghezelhesar Prison of Karaj

Posted on: November 20th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – A death row prisoner, 22, attempted suicide in Ghezelhesar prison of Karaj and died after being transferred to the hospital.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a prisoner with drug offences, identified as Saeed Samsami, 22, attempted suicide because of the “stress inside the prison” and died after being transferred to the hospital from ward 2 of Ghezelhesar prison in Karaj. (more…)

At Least 4 Prisoners Hanged In Ghezelhesar Prison In Karaj

Posted on: May 11th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The death sentences of at least four prisoners with drug related charges were executed in Ghezelhesar prison in Karaj. Three of these prisoners were kept in Ghezelhesar prison and the other one was kept in Great Prison of Tehran (Fashafooyeh).

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at least four prisoners of Ghezelhesar and Fashafooyeh prisons with drug related charges were executed on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Ghezelhesar prison. (more…)

40 Prisoners’ Death Sentences Confirmed During a Week

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – At least forty prisoners’ death sentences were confirmed last week in Ghezelhesar prison in Karaj. Most of the sentences were announced on Sunday February 2nd.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the judiciary has declined the request of these prisoners for retrial in a period of less than two days. (more…)