Yaghoub Fazeli Archives - KHRN

June 10, 2022

Risk of Imminent Hand Amputation for Eight Convicted of Theft

Eight men convicted of theft and presently held at Greater Tehran Prison are at imminent risk of finger amputation, according to information received by Abdorrahman Boroumand Center for Human Rights in Iran (ABC) and Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The eight include Hadi Rostami, Mehdi Shahivand, and Mehdi Sharafian, transferred from Orumieh Central Prison.[1] Another has been identified as Yaghoub Fazeli.[2] Amputation is a cruel,...

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June 8, 2022

Tehran: Eight prisoners at risk of amputation of fingers

Some eight prisoners in the Greater Tehran Central Penitentiary were summoned today in order to be transferred to another prison for the amputation of their fingers. These prisoners were previously sentenced to amputation of four fingers of their right hands over "theft". However, due to unknown reasons, their transfer has been postponed to another date. As their sentences have been finalised, the prisoners face the risk of...

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