Hamed Vafaei Archives - KHRN

January 5, 2023

Iran: Prisoners executed over drug-related charges in Karaj

Iran executed today prisoners Rostam Abbaszadeh and Mehdi Askari over drug-related offences at Ghezel Hesar prison in Karaj, northern Iran. The two prisoners were transferred to solitary cells yesterday along with three other prisoners, Hamed Vafaei, Abdolhossein Emami and Seyyed Jalal Hosseini, for the execution of their death sentences. Abbaszadeh, 45, was a father of two and came from the village of Qezel Kand in Salmas,...

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January 5, 2023

Iran executes prisoner in Karaj; five others to be executed

Prisoner Rasoul Mohammadi's death sentence was executed at the Karaj Central Penitentiary on 4 January. Mohammadi, a 34-year-old father of two who came from the city of Nurabad in Iran's western Lorestan province, was sentenced to death on drug-related charges about four years ago. In addition, prisoners Rostam Abbaszadeh, Hamed Vafaei, Mehdi Askari, Abdolhossein Emami and Seyyed Jalal Hosseini, who are on death row for similar...

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