According to Iran Human Rights Monitor (IranHRM), in the early morning of Wednesday, November 1, 2023, the death sentence of a prisoner named Maryam Forough Manesh, from Dehdasht in the Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, was carried out in Yasuj Central Prison.
According to the reports received by IranHRM, Maryam Forough Manesh was previously arrested on charges of intentional murder and later sentenced to death by the judiciary of the Iranian regime. As of the moment this report was prepared, the execution of this prisoner has not been announced by the prison authorities or judicial institutions.
According to the statistics published by Iran HRM on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty on October 10, 2023, at least 16 women prisoners have been executed in Iranian regime prisons since the beginning of this year. Maryam Forough Manesh is the 18th woman to be executed by the Iranian regime. Iran continues to hold the record for the highest number of executions of women worldwide.