The List of 120 Death Row Prisoners in Central Prison of Zahedan

Posted on: May 25th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – The identities of 121 death row prisoners in Zahedan Central Prison who are being mostly held in Ward One and Ward Three of this prison, have been verified by HRANA. This list is based on the charges of convicts including political-security, drug offenses and crimes such as murder and rape, despite the fact that the law on combating drug offenses has been reformed, leading to a change in the majority of executions of convicted prisoners, there is still no change in the legal status of some of drug offenders who had been sentenced to death.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), 11 prisoners of Ward One of Zahedan Central Prison are on death row, and despite the adoption of a new anti-narcotics law, which revises nearly 15,000 cases of prisoners, these 11 prisoners remain sentenced to death without changing their legal status. (more…)

A Prisoner Sent to Quarantine for Disability to Pay for the Medical Treatment

Posted on: January 24th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – A death row prisoner in central prison of Zahedan who suffered from pain and illness in the eye, was harassed and exiled to the quarantine ward by the order of authorities when he could not pay 800000 IRR for the cost of the test.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shamseddin Baji Zehi, death row prisoner who has been charged of murder, has been imprisoned for four years in the central prison of Zahedan. (more…)