Four Inmates Executed in Arak Prison

On August 10, 2022, prison officials executed four inmates in Arak Prison.

Earlier, HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, had reported the execution of one of these inmates identified as 37-year-old Mehdi Noor-Karami (Variation: Noor- Ghadami).

According to HRANA, four inmates were executed in Arak Prison.

HRANA has identified one of the inmates as Mehdi Noor-Karami (Noor-Ghadami), age 37.

An informed source close to Noor-Karami’s family told HRANA that in 2018, Noor-Karami was arrested for drug-related crimes and sentenced to death. 

Prior to execution, these inmates were not granted phone calls or family visits. 

These executions have not been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.