Death Row Prisoner Archives - KHRN

November 4, 2019

Death Row Inmate Escaped Execution Following Leniency Shown by the Victim’s Family

A young Kurdish civilian from Saqqez was saved from execution on 2 November morning following the leniency shown by the victim’s family, local sources told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Kamran Abdipour, was arrested about 15 years ago for "murder" and sentenced to retribution. The attempts of civil activists to persuade the victim's family to show leniency had begun with the...

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November 20, 2018

A Death Row Prisoner On Hunger Strike at Tabriz Central Prison

A prisoner sentenced to Qisas (Retaliation in kind) on murder charge, who has spent about 10 years at Tabriz central prison, has been on hunger strike for the past week in protest to his uncertain situation. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Hassan Nozad, 38 years old, from Maragheh, has been on hunger strike since Monday, November 12 due to his...

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