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Iran: Man Executed at Kerman Prison

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Iran: Man Executed at Kerman PrisonIran Human Rights  -  A prisoner was executed on Moharebeh charges at Kerman Prison.

Iran: Three Executions On Murder Charges

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Iran:Iran Human Rights -  Two prisoners were executed, one at Kerman prison and another at Tabriz Central Prison. The total number of the executions in Urmia on Tuesday has increased to two.


Execution of Prisoner in Kerman

According to a report by ISNA and the deputy of Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor's Office for Central Kerman Province, a prisoner who was charged with murder was hanged at Kerman prison. According to the same source, the prisoner, identified as Gh.N., murdered his brother-in-law with a knife in a quarrel on April 3, 2013.

"The victim, Ahadi, was a close relative of the murderer's and there was no intention of murder. But it all happened extremely fast," Amine Salari explained.

The official sources that reported the execution of this prisoner didn't mention the exact date of it, however, it appears that the execution was carried out on Thursday September 28.

Execution of Prisoner in Tabriz

According to a report by HRANA, a prisoner was executed at Tabriz Central Prison on murder charges. The prisoner, identified as Ahad Pourtaghi, was executed on Thursday September 21.

Mr. Pourtaghi had been in prison since 2012 on the charge of murdering his wife. He was tried in a court and his death sentence was issued.

Execution of Prisoner in Urmia

According to a close source, a prisoner, named Moslem Tamrkhani from ward 2 of mental ward, was executed at Urmia Central Prison on Tuesday 26.  Moslem Tamrkhani was sentenced to death on murder charges.

Previously, Iran Human Rights (IHR) had reported about the execution of a prisonernamed Javad Khayyeri at Urmia Central Prison on Tuesday. This brings the total number of the executions on Tuesday to two. The two prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement in a group of four on Monday September 25. The other two prisoners returned to their cells after either winning the consent of the plaintiff or asking for time.

The executions in Tabriz and Urmia have not been announced by the state-run media so far.

According to Iran Human Rights annual report on the death penalty, 142 of the 530 execution sentences in 2016 were implemented due to murder charges. There is a lack of a classification of murder by degree in Iran which results in issuing death sentence for any kind of murder regardless of intensity and intent.

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Iran: One Prisoner Executed in Western Iran

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Iran:Iran Human Rights - A prisoner was executed at Yasuj Central Prison on murder charges.

One Prisoner Hanged In Northwestern Iran

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altIran Human Rights -  a prisoner was executed at Urmia Central Prison (Darya) northwestern Iran.

According to a close source, on the morning of Tuesday September 26, the execution sentence of a prisoner who was charged with murder was carried out at Urmia Central Prison. The prisoner was identified as Javad Khayyeri from ward 15. Javad Khayyeri was transferred to solitary confinement along with three other prisoners yesterday. The three prisoners returned to their cells after either wining the consent of the plaintiff or asking for time.

Iran: Man Executed For Drug Charges In Ardebil

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Iran: Man Executed For Drug Charges In ArdebilIran Human Rights -  One prisoner was reportedly executed at Ardebil Central Prison (Northwestern Iran).

Iran: Four Prisoners Hanged on Drug Charges, Hands of Three Other Prisoners Amputated

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Iran:Iran Human Rights  -Within two days in Qom Central Prison, four prisoners were hanged on drug related charges and three prisoners has their hands amputated on theft charges.


 According to Younes Davoudi, the Deputy Prosecutor of the province of Qom, four prisoners were executed on drug related charges and at least three prisoners  has announced the execution of four prisoners on drug related charges and at least three prisoners had their hands amputated on theft charges.

According to the state-run news agency IRIB, quoting Younes Davoudi, the four executions were carried out on Wednesday September 20 at Qom Central Prison. The Deputy Prosecutor also announced the amputation of the hands of three prisoners on Thursday September 21 at this prison. These amputations were the first to be carried out in Qom in years.

The execution of prisoners with drug related charges continues in Iran at the same time that the Iranian Parliament has approved a bill to stop drug related executions. The bill must be approved by Iran's Guardian Council before it can be passed.

 

Iran: Four Prisoners Executed at Rajai Shahr Prison

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Iran: Four Prisoners Executed at Rajai Shahr PrisonIran Human Rights -  Four prisoners were reportedly hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison on murder charges. According to close sources, the prisoners were executed on Wednesday September 20.

Five Executions in Kerman Province Including One in Public

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FiveIran Human Rights - Yadollah Movahed, the head of the Judiciary in Kerman, has reported on five executions in Iran, including one in public.

Eight People Hanged in Various Iranian Prisons

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Eight People Hanged in Various Iranian Prisons
Iran Human Rights - Iran Human Rights has confirmed the execution of eight people in various Iranian prisons. A total of eight prisoners were reported hanged in various Iranian prisoners. Iranian official sources, including the Judiciary and the state-run media, have not announced these eight executions.


According to close sources, on Tuesday September 19, a prisoner was reportedly hanged at Khorramabad Central Prison on murder charges. The prisoner has been identified as Mohammad Haji Sabzali. Mohammad was reportedly arrested and sentenced to death six years ago. On the morning of Wednesday September 20, another prisoner was hanged at this prison on murder charges. The name of the prisoner is not known at this time.

According to the human rights news agency, HRANA, on the morning of Monday September 18, a prisoner was hanged at Broujerd Central Prison on murder charges. The prisoner has been identified as Hossein Dalvand.

According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network and sources close to Iran Human Rights, on the morning of Monday September 19, three prisoners were hanged at Tabriz Central Prison. These three prisoners were reportedly transferred to solitary confinement on Sunday in preparation for their executions. The prisoners have been identified as Sina Assadzah and Ahad Pourtaghi, sentenced to death on murder charges, and Yousef Ebrahmi. "Yousef Ebrahimi was in prison for twenty years on murder and sodomy charges. He was able to gain forigiveness from the complainants on his case file regarding the murder charge, but he was executed on sodomy charges.

According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network, on the morning of Wednesday September 20, two prisoners were hanged at Qazvin Central Prison on drug related charges. The two prisoners have been identified as Teyb Hajizadeh and Mojtaba Rahmati. Teyb and Mojtaba were transferred to solitary confinement on Tuesday night in preparation for their executions.

Iranian official sources, including the Judiciary and the state-run media, have not announced any of these executions. The recent wave of executions in Iran may be related to the upcoming Muslim holy month of Muharram. During Muharram, the rate of executions in Iran significantly decreases.

Close sources have also reported on a prisoner by the name of Massoud Joodaki, who was taken to solitary confinement on Saturday September 16 in preparation for his execution. Massou Joodaki, who is on death row on drug related charges, was reportedly returned to his cell after his execution was stayed.

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