In recent days, the executions of at least nine inmates in prisons across Iran have been reported.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, on Sunday, June 12, 2022, one inmate identified as Mehdi Kiani who was convicted of murder was executed in Kermanshah Prison.
Also, according to Iran Human Rights Organization, on Monday, June 6, 2022, six inmates who were convicted of rape were executed in Gorgan Prison.
Three of these executed inmates have been identified as Jones Jahantigh, Ali Keykhah and Ali Lakzai. Three years ago, they were arrested and convicted of rape. Reportedly, Ali Keykhah was 18 years old at the time of the arrest and his abetting in crime was restricted to providing other defendants with food.
Iran Human Rights Organization also reports that on Thursday, June 9, an inmate identified as Baba Sabzi, age 44 who was previously convicted of drug-related crimes was executed in Kermanshah.
The Baloch Activists Campaign reports the execution of an inmate identified as Jomeh Makaki in Shiraz on June 12, 2022. Makaki was a resident of Zahedan who was convicted of drug-related crimes five years ago. According to this report, three other unidentified inmates have also been executed in Shiraz Central Prison.
On Thursday, June 9, 2022, two inmates convicted of murder were executed in Amol and Kermanshah Prisons. Also, on Wednesday, June 8, the executions of two inmates in Ilam Prison and one in Khalkhal Prison were carried out.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Thursday, June 9, 2022, an inmate identified as Javad Amini was executed in Amol Prison in Mazandaran Province.
On the same day, Iran Human Rights Organization reported the execution of an inmate identified as Droud Yousef Beygi, age 33, who was convicted of murder.
Additionally, Haal Vsh reported the execution of an inmate in Khalkhal Prison in Ardabil Province June 8. The inmate was identified as Asghar Hamidi, age 31, and was sentenced to death for murder ten years ago.
Lastly, Kurdpa reported that two inmates identified as Khosro Tarak and Kamal Bayani-Rad in Ilam Prison were executed last Wednesday. The first was sentenced to death seven years ago and the latter five years ago.
None of these executions have been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.
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.
This week, at least eight inmates were executed in multiple prisons, including Qom, Kermanshah and Isfahan.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Iran Human Rights, two inmates were executed in Kermanshah Prison on Monday, October 11, four inmates were executed in Isfahan on Tuesday, and two others were executed in Qom Prison on Wednesday.
Two inmates who had been convicted of murder were executed in Diezl-Abad Prison in Kermanshah on Monday, October 11. One of the inmates has been identified as 23-year-old Muhammad Latifi. The report suggests that it is likely more inmates were executed on that day than have been confirmed.
Iran Human Rights also has reported the execution of four inmates in Dastgerd Prison in Isfahan. These inmates had been convicted for drug-related crimes.
In another report, on Wednesday, October 13, two inmates, convicted of murder, were executed in Qom Central Prison. One of the inmates has been identified as Ali Amrollahi, a native of Afghanistan. He has been imprisoned since four years ago when he was convicted of “honor killing”.
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 were executed and 90 citizens were sentenced to death.
As the report points out, Iran’s judicial authorities do not publicly announce over 82% of carried-out executions, dubbed as “secret executions” by human rights organizations.
None of these executions have been announced by official sources in Iran as of this writing.
HRANA News Agency – 8 prisoners have been hanged on charges of drug trafficking and murder in the Diesel Abad prison in Kermanshah during last week.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Farzad Salehian the son of Mousa and Vali Khan Nazari the son of Barar are 2 of the executed prisoners. These 2 men were both from Kermanshah. Continue reading “8 prisoners hanged in Kermanshah”
HRANA News Agency – Two prisoners who were charged on murder have been hanged in central prison of Kermanshah (Diesel Abad) on Thursday October 31.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), two persons were hanged in Kermanshah on Thursday October 31. Continue reading “Two prisoners were hanged in Kermanshah”