Inmate Executed in Karaj Central Penitentiary

On September 19, 2022, an inmate convicted of drug-related crimes was injured in Karaj Central Penitentiary, Alborz Province.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on September 19, 2022, the Karaj Central Penitentiary officials executed an inmate identified as Sirus Sha’alani, 22.

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

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Thursday, September 8, 2022, at least two protests took place in Iran.

The families of prisoners presently on death row in Ghezel Hesar Prison and Karaj Central Penitentiary protested before the Judiciary building in Tehran. These protestors held placards asking to stop executions.

Residents of Mariwan held a protest demanding security for women, following Shalir Rasouli’s death at a hospital, a woman who threw herself out of the window of her apartment to escape an assailant.

 

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at least seven protests and one labour strike took place in Iran.

A group of families of prisoners presently on death row gathered in front of the Karaj Revolutionary Court to demand the end of executions. Three inmates were executed in Karaj Central Penitentiary and six are at risk of imminent execution in Ghezel Hesar Prison.

A group of Women Rights Activists protested at the Justice Building in Marivan, Kurdistan Province. The protestors demanded security for women, following a recent incident.

 

For the third consecutive day, the workers of Kian Tire Manufacturing Company went on strike and assembled at their workplace to protest unpaid wages and job uncertainty.

A group of contract teachers gathered before the Governorate Building in Arak to demand official recruitment by the Ministry of Education.

The residents of the Morgmalek village in Shahrekord County held a protest against slow court proceedings in handling a lawsuit in regard to their lands.

A number of school service workers held a protest in Mahabad and Kermanshah.

The workers of Ardestan Cement Factory gathered before the Ministry of Labour in Ardestan, Isfahan Province.

Three Inmates Executed in Karaj

On September 6, 2022, Karaj Central Penitentiary officials executed three inmates who were previously convicted of drug-related crimes.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on September 6, 2022, three inmates identified by HRANA as Shahram Kakavand, Aziziar Hashemi and Peyman Soleymani were executed in Karaj Central Penitentiary.

As HRANA reported yesterday, they had been relocated to solitary confinement as a routine procedure for carrying out the execution.

Inmate Executed in Khorramabad Prison; Twelve about to Be Executed in Karaj

On September 3, 2022, an inmate previously convicted of drug-related crimes was executed in Khorramabad Prison.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on September 3, 2022, Korramabad Prison officials executed an unidentified inmate.

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

On August 31, nine death-row convicts were also sent to solitary confinement awaiting imminent execution in Rajai Shahr Prison. On September 4, in Karaj Central Penitentiary three death-row inmates were taken to solitary confinement as well. The identities and the charges against these inmates are still unknown.

 

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