Execution Archives - KHRN

April 8, 2021

Prisoner transferred to solitary confinement for execution on drug-related charges

A prisoner named Yousef Rashohashtian has been transferred from Ward 15 of Orumiyeh Central Prison to solitary confinement, on 8 April, for the execution of his death sentence, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). This prisoner, who comes from Orumiyeh, had previously been sentenced to death on drug charges. Earlier, on 4 April, Iran executed three other prisoners named Sadegh Mohi, Ahad Nematvand, and...

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March 4, 2019

A Kurdish Prisoner Hanged at Choobidar Prison in Qazvin

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Ali Shakouri, a resident of the Tarzilloo village in Orumiyeh, was executed at Choobidar prison in Qazvin on Wednesday, Feb 11, 2019. He was arrested four years ago on the charge of murder and sentenced to death. “This Kurdish civilian, who was 21 years old at the time of his arrest, injured a person following an argument and was involved...

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December 13, 2017

A Prisoner Hanged on Murder Charges at Tabriz Central Prison

A prisoner was executed on Murder Charge at Tabriz Central Prison this morning, December 12, 2017. He was reportedly transferred to solitary confinement in Tabriz Central prison in preparation for execution a day before his execution. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has identified the prisoner as Ibrahim Rezaei, from Tabriz (ward 9). The national media have not announced the news of execution of this prisoner.

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November 22, 2017

Iran: Three Prisoners hanged on Murder Charges at Tabriz Central Prison

Three prisoners were executed on Murder Charges in Tabriz central prison this morning Nov 22, 2017. The identity of prisoners who have been hanged as identified by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is as follows. Jamal Ghanbari from Tabriz (Ward 12) Saeed Asqari From Miyaneh (Ward 9) Ali Delgoshadi from Mamaghan (Ward 9) They were reportedly transferred to solitary confinement in Tabriz Central prison in preparation for execution a...

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August 13, 2016

Iran executes Kurdish political prisoner, refuses returning body to family

The Iranian government has executed a Kurdish political prisoner, refuses returning the body to his relatives and banned his immediate family from holding a public funeral, a reliable source said in an interview with Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). “In the early morning of 9 August Muhammed Abdullahi, a Kurdish political prisoner, was executed in Orumiyeh Central Prison. The previous day he was transferred to...

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May 20, 2016

Pregnant woman prisoner at risk of execution in Iran

"Zeynab Sekanvand Lakran, a young female prisoner who has been accused of murder when she was 17, has been kept in the women's ward of Orumiyeh Central prison waiting to be executed,” a reliable source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The source said that "Zeynab Sekanvand Larkan, name of her father Mohammad, born on 22 June 1994, National Insurance Number 282-016792-6, she was born...

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