Prisoner Vafa Kharamani was executed for “premeditated murder” at Saqqez Prison on 27 August.

The young man was arrested in the village of Qaplantu in Saqqez in May 2021 and was sentenced to death on charges of “premeditated murder”.

In July, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) documented the execution of at least 12 prisoners in Orumiyeh, Kermanshah, Naqadeh, Karaj and Hamadan prisons.