Hanged on Drug Charges Archives - KHRN

August 9, 2017

Iran: Two Prisoners Hanged on Drug Charges at Orumiyeh Prison

Two prisoners were executed at Orumiyeh's central prison due to drug related charges on Saturday morning Aug 5, 2017. They had been transferred from wards 14&15 of Orumiyeh central prison to solitary confinement cells a day before their execution. According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) which has obtained the identities of the prisoners, they are called Saeid Poor Hormozi and Hossein Shahini. Hossein Shahini, from...

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July 25, 2017

Prisoner Hanged on Drug Charges in Mianduab

The Iranian authorities has executed a prisoner on drug-related charges at Mianduab Prison on Sunday, July 23, 2017. He was taken to solitary confinement cells a day before his execution. In an interview with Kurdistan Human Rights Network, an informed source identified the executed prisoner as Mehdi Saki, 38, from the city of Dorood in Lorestan province. "Mehdi Saki was arrested in Mahabad in 2013...

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