Nine prisoners were executed in Iran on Sunday, November 12, 2023.
Seven prisoners were hanged together at Adelabad Prison in Shiraz, one prisoner was executed at Jiroft Prison in Kerman, and another prisoner was executed at Isfahan’s Central Prison.
Iran Human Rights Monitor (Iran HRM) learned that the prisoners who were executed at Adelabad Prison in Shiraz were all detained and sentenced to death on charges related to drug offenses.
According to an informed source, the identity of one of the prisoners in Adelabad Prison in Shiraz was Behrouz Dinabar, who was 50 years old and from Kahnuj. He was the father of three children and spent more than 6 years in prison. Two other prisoners were identified as Vahid Salemi, 35, from Sadra in Fars province, and Ahmad Mohammadi, 35, from Birjand. At the time of writing this report, the identity and details of the other four prisoners were not available.
On the same day, a prisoner identified only by his first name, Alireza, was hanged in the Central Prison of Isfahan. This prisoner had been arrested and sentenced to death on charges of murder.
Simultaneous with the executions in Isfahan and Shiraz prisons, Fahim Moqbeli, 24 years old from Jiroft, was executed in Jiroft prison. This prisoner was arrested two and a half years ago and sentenced to death on charges of murder.
Iran Human Rights Monitor (Iran HRM) calls on human rights organizations to speak out and condemn these brutal executions and to take immediate action to stop the execution of prisoners.