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January 23, 2023

Iran: Two prisoners executed over drug-related charges in Karaj

Prisoners Sharaf Khan Akbari and Sabina Esmaeilzadeh have been executed at Karaj Central Penitentiary, in northern Iran, in the past few days over drug-related offences. Esmaeilzadeh, 30, who comes from Mahabad in West Azerbaijan province, was executed on 22 January, Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. Esmaeilzade was a student of architecture who was arrested about six years ago and sentenced to death over drug-related...

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