Morteza Jalili Archives - KHRN

September 9, 2022

Evin Prison: Iran amputates fingers of man accused of ‘robbery’

The amputation sentence of a prisoner named Morteza Jalili who was accused of "robbery" has been carried out using a guillotine machine in the Evin Prison of Tehran. The four fingers of the prisoner's right hand have been amputated in the past few days. Initially, Jalili and another prisoner sentenced to amputation, named Yaghoub Fazeli Koushki, were transferred from the Greater Tehran Central Penitentiary to Rajai...

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June 13, 2022

Concerns grow over risk of hand amputation for eight prisoners

In a joint report published on 10 June, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) and the Abdorrahman Boroumand Centre for Human Rights in Iran (ABC) emphasised the imminent risk of finger amputation of at least eight prisoners in Tehran According to the latest reports received from the Greater Tehran Central Penitentiary, at least seven prisoners sentenced to amputation of four fingers of their right hands...

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