Three Inmates Executed in Khorramabad

On Tuesday, October 17, three inmates who had been convicted of drug-related crimes met their execution in Parseylun Prison, located in Khorramabad.

HRANA has successfully identified two of them as Sajjad Moradi and Yaser Golzardian. These inmates had been transferred to solitary confinement in anticipation of their execution. HRANA is diligently working on confirming the identity of the third inmate.

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.