Three Executed for Drug-Related Offenses in Kerman Prison

On May 8, 2024, three inmates, including one woman, were executed in Kerman Prison for drug-related crimes.

HRANA identified the executed individuals as Fariba Mohammad-Zahi (Mohammadi Zaei), aged 33, Abdollah Ozbakzahi, and Khalilollah Brahui (Barahooie). All three had been previously convicted on drug charges.

No official sources or domestic media outlets within the country have provided coverage of these executions at the time of writing.

The reports from the Department of Statistics and Publication of Human Rights Activists for the year 2023 reveal a concerning prevalence of executions for drug offenses in Iran, constituting 56.4% of the total executions. For a comprehensive examination of the details and statistics surrounding the executions in Iran, refer to HRANA’s report