Execution of Maryam Forough-Manesh in Yasuj Prison

On November 1, Maryam Forough-Manesh, an inmate, met her unfortunate end through execution in Yasuj Prison. She had previously been convicted of murder.

As of the time of writing, no official sources or domestic media outlets within the country have provided any reports or coverage on these executions.

According to data compiled by the Center of Statistics of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRA), between October 10, 2022, and October 8, 2023, a total of 659 individuals were executed by hanging in Iran, representing a 24% increase compared to the corresponding period in the previous year. Seven of these executions were conducted publicly. Concerningly, many of the defendants were denied access to a fair trial and due process. For details and statistics, read HRANA’s report.