Inmate Executed in Saveh Prison for Drug-Related Crimes

On April 24, 2024, an inmate convicted of drug-related crimes was executed in Saveh Prison, Markazi province, as reported by the Iran Human Rights Organization.

The inmate, identified as 37-year-old Yavar Amin-Khah and a father of one, was arrested and convicted roughly three years ago.

No official sources or domestic media outlets within the country have provided coverage of this execution at the time of writing.

The reports from the Department of Statistics and Publication of Human Rights Activists for the year 2023 reveal a concerning prevalence of executions for drug offenses in Iran, constituting 56.4% of the total executions. For a comprehensive examination of the details and statistics surrounding the executions in Iran, refer to HRANA’s report.