On June 6, 2023, two inmates who had been convicted of drug-related crimes were executed by officials at the Central Prison of Karaj.
HRANA has identified one of these individuals as “Einollah Badri-Nejad.”
Earlier, HRANA had reported the relocation of these inmates, indicating that the implementation of the death penalty was imminent.
As of now, no official sources or domestic media outlets within the country have reported on these executions.
In 2022, the Department of Statistics and Publication of Human Rights Activists in Iran registered 457 reports related to the death penalty. This included 92 death sentences, including the conviction of 6 people to public execution and 565 execution sentences were carried out, 2 of which have been carried out in public. Based on the announced identifications of some of the executed individuals, 501 were male and 11 were female. In addition, 5 juvenile offenders were executed in 2022, meaning they were under the age of 18 at the time they committed the crime.