On September 26, two death row prisoners were executed in the central prison of Orumiyeh.

Kurdistan Human Rights Network has been informed that four prisoners sentenced to execution on murder charge were transferred to solitary confinement in Orumiyeh Central prison from various wards in preparation for execution on Sept 25, 2017.

However, two of the four prisoners including Javad Kheiri (from ward 15) and Muslim Tamarkhani (from Psychotherapist’s ward 2) were executed but the other two prisoners called Ghader Mohammad Hassan from Bukan from the Psychotherapist’s Ward, Naeb Abbaspour from ward-3-4 of Orumiyeh Prison were returned to the wards due to the leniency of “blood owners,” (oliya-e dam).