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August 2, 2023

Iran executes three prisoners for drug-related charges

Prisoners Mohammad Javad Akbari, Sharif Akbari and Kianoush Teymouri were executed today for drug-related offences in Parsiloun Prison of Khorramabad, Lorestan province. The three prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement for execution on 29 July. Mohammad Javad Akbari and Kianoush Teymouri were from Kuhdasht, Lorestan province, and Sharif Akbari was from Nurabad, Lorestan province.

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July 19, 2023

Iran executes two prisoners in Hamadan, Kermanshah

Prisoners Saeid Almasi and Habibollah Ilkhani were executed on 18 July in Hamadan Central Prison, in Hamadan province, and Dizel Abad Prison in Kermanshah, Kermanshah province. Almasi, a 41-year-old father of one from Harsin, Kermanshah province, was arrested in 2017 and sentenced to death for drug-related charges. Ilkhani, from Nowdeshah in Paveh, Kermanshah province, was arrested 12 years ago and sentenced to death for "premeditated murder".

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July 18, 2023

Iran executes three prisoners for drug-related charges in Karaj

Iran today executed prisoners Seyyed Mansour Seyyedi, Moslem Havasi and Siamak Hayatbini on drug-related charges at Ghezel Hesar Prison in Karaj. On 17 July, the three prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement along with another prisoner for execution. While the three were executed, the fourth prisoner was returned to his ward. Seyedi, a resident of Tehran, was arrested about 12 years ago, while Havasi and Hayatbini, both...

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July 17, 2023

Iran executes prisoner for drug-related charges in Naqadeh

Iran today executed Sangar Khezri, a prisoner sentenced to death on drug-related charges, in Naqadeh prison. Khezri, a father of two from Nalas, West Azerbaijan province, was sentenced to death about two years ago. He was transferred to solitary confinement for execution on 16 July. Tasnim News Agency, affiliated to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), reported that Khezri had been executed. The news agency also reported that...

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July 17, 2023

Prisoner executed for murder-related charges in Orumiyeh

Iran executed prisoner Hossein Dolkhani for "premeditated murder" in Orumiyeh Central Prison on 13 July. Dolkhani, from Showt in West Azerbaijan province, was arrested in 2017 and sentenced to death for the "premeditated murder" of his sister.

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July 11, 2023

Iran executes prisoner for murder-related charges in Kermanshah

Prisoner Bakhtiyar Cheraghi, who had been sentenced to death for "premeditated murder", was executed today in Dizel Abad Prison in Kermanshah, in western Iran. Cheraghi was arrested in July 2011 for the "premeditated murder" of Haj Abdollah Veysi, a gold dealer and philanthropist from Javanrud, Kermanshah province, and was sentenced to death the same year.

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July 2, 2023

Iran executes prisoner for drug-related charges in Karaj

Prisoner Farshad Abdoli was executed today in Karaj Central Penitentiary for drug-related offences. Abdoli, a 30-year-old prisoner from Nurabad, Lorestan province, was arrested in 2019 and subsequently sentenced to death. On 28 June, Abdoli and two other prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement for execution. While Abdoli was executed, the executions of the other two prisoners were temporarily halted and they were returned to their ward.

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June 21, 2023

Iran executes prisoner for alleged ‘murder’ of IRGC member

Iran today executed Hemin Mostafaei, who had previously been sentenced to death for the alleged "murder" of a member of the Revolutionary Guards, in Sanandaj Central Prison. From last night until the early hours of this morning, the prisoner's family and some civil rights activists gathered in front of the prison to demand the cancellation of the execution. Mostafaei, who comes from Marivan, Kurdistan province, was...

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June 21, 2023

Prisoner executed for murder-related charges in Ilam

Prisoner Aref Havasi was executed on 20 June for "premeditated murder" in Ilam Central Prison in western Iran. Havasi, a 27-year-old resident of Qajar village in Ilam, allegedly killed one of his close friends during a group fight about two years ago. His death sentence was handed down under the Islamic law of qisas, or retribution-in-kind, which gives the victim’s family the right to retaliate.

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