Executions of Two Inmates Reported in Taybad and Khorramabad Prisons

The Iran Human Rights Organization has reported the execution of two inmates in separate incidents.

Mohammad-Saleh Amini, 35 years old, was executed in Taybad Prison, situated in Razavi Khorasan Province, for his involvement in drug-related crimes, a conviction dating back two years.

Additionally, the organization documented the execution of Taher Do Abi, 43 years old, in Khorramabad Prison, Lorestan province. A resident of Sabzevar and a married father of two, Taher was found guilty of murder three years ago.

No official sources or domestic media outlets within the country have provided coverage of these executions at the time of writing. The lack of official information raises concerns about transparency and accountability in the execution process.

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. Many of the defendants were denied access to a fair trial and due process. For details and statistics, read HRANA’s report.

Nine Inmates Executed in Minab and Taybad Prisons

On September 7, 2022, nine inmates convicted of drug-related crimes were executed in Minab and Taybad Prisons.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Haal Vsh, seven inmates were executed in Minab Prison.

The inmates have been identified as Soleyman Narooie, Abdolghafoor Bahadorzadeh Rigi, Abbas Nobakht, Mohammad Zobeiri, Mohammad Kazemi, and Mohammad-Reza Hedayati.

Iran Human Rights Organization also reports the execution of two inmates in Taybad Prison in Khorasan Razavi Province. These individuals have been identified as Khalghollah Fahim-Zadeh who is an Afghan National, and Hassan Hagh Verdi-Zadeh.

Wave of Mass Executions Sweeps Prisons in Northeast Iran

HRANA, the news agency of the Human Rights Activists, has received several reports in the last two weeks regarding mass executions in prisons in the north of the country, including Taybad, Torbat-e Jam, and Mashhad prisons.

According to received reports, the executed prisoners were mostly foreign nationals with drug-related charges.Today, Thursday, September 23, nine prisoners were transferred for the execution of the death sentence in Torbat-e Jam prison, of which, eight were executed. The identity of one of them, 22 years old Mohammad Sadeghi, has been verified by HRANA.

Last week, at least seven prisoners were executed in Mashhad prison. Two of the executed men had family ties with Mohammad Sadeghi. Also, at least five have been executed in Taybad prison in recent days, according to reports received by HRANA. Because many of the executed are foreign nationals, information is difficult to obtain about their identities. The identities of these individuals are still being investigated by HRANA.

Iran ranks first in the world in executions per capita, according to international organizations. The Statistics and Publication Center of the Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRA) reported that between January 1 and December 20 of 2020, at least 236 citizens were executed.

One of these citizens was executed publicly, and two were juvenile offenders. An additional 95 citizens were sentenced to death. According to the same report, more than 72% of executions in Iran are not reported by the government or the judiciary, which human rights organizations call “secret” executions.

The execution of these prisoners has not been announced by the Iranian media or official sources as of this writing, nor authorities have provided transparent information.

56 Prisoners Executed During 17 Days

HRANA News Agency – In a concerning statistical jump, in less than three weeks, more than 56 prisoners with different charges were hanged in 10 different cities of Iran.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), in 17 days, 56 executions were registered in Shahrood, Gorgan, Uremia, Minab, Tabriz, Mashhad, Taybad, Nayriz, and Shiraz. Continue reading “56 Prisoners Executed During 17 Days”

A Prisoners Hanged in Taybad

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner with drug related charges was hanged in Taybad prison in Khorasan Razavi province.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), a prisoner with drug related charges was hanged in Taybad prison in Khorasan Razavi province, on August 3. Continue reading “A Prisoners Hanged in Taybad”

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