Two Inmates Executed in Khorramabad

Two Inmates Executed in Khorramabad

On Saturday, September 30, 2023, Khorramabad Prison witnessed the execution of two inmates, according to Iran Human Rights Organization.

The individuals in question were identified as Mohammad-Bagher Bazgir and 31-year-old Sasan Farzipour.

Bazgir had been convicted of the murder of a cleric two years ago. Farzipour, on the other hand, received a death sentence five years ago for his involvement in a fatal altercation during a group brawl.

At the time of writing, 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.

 

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