Executed Political Prisoners Archives - KHRN

November 5, 2021

Special report: Anniversary of Kurdish political prisoner Sherko Moarefi’s execution

On 3 November 2013, Kurdish political prisoner Sherko Moarefi was suddenly transferred to solitary confinement in Saqqez Prison without the prior notice of his lawyer and family. He was executed in prison the next morning, on 4 November. The body of this political prisoner was buried the same day in the city of Baneh under strict security measures. On the eighth anniversary of his execution, the Kurdistan...

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October 25, 2021

Special report: Execution anniversary of Kurdish political prisoners Habibollah Golparipour and Reza Mamadi

On 25 October 2013, Habibollah Golparipour in Orumiyeh Central Prison and Reza Mamadi in Salmas Prison were suddenly transferred to solitary confinement without the prior notice of their lawyers and families. The following morning, the two Kurdish political prisoners were executed. Security and judicial officials refused to hand over the bodies to the families and did not even specify their burial locations. Mamadi’s family managed to...

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September 13, 2021

Special report: Executed Kurdish political prisoner Kamal Ahmadnezhad

Three years ago, Iran executed Kurdish political prisoner Kamal Ahmadnezhad in Miandoab Central Prison in West Azerbaijan province on 10 September 2018. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) had previously collected and published details on the arrest, torture under detention, court process, and execution of Kamal Ahmadnezhad. These details are republished in this report on the occasion of the anniversary of his execution. Arrest, false charges, unfair...

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