Iran Executions Timeline since 1st January

Iran Executions Timeline Since 1st January 2017

Iran executions timeline

Jan 22

33 executions carried out in Iran in the span of one month

Executions in Iran

33 executions carried out in Iran in the span of one month The clerical regime’s human rights dossier must be referred to the UN Security Council Two executions carried out in the prisons of Sanandaj and Zahedan on January 18 and 19, brought to 33 the number of prisoners executed…Read More

Jan 03

Baluch prisoners tortured and executed in southwest Iran prison

Three Baluch prisoners hanged in Iran

Three Baluch prisoners were executed today in Zahedan Prison, in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchistan province, the state-run media reported. The three men identified as 28-year-old Hassan Dehvari, 21-year-old Elias Qalandarzehi, and Omid Mahmoudzehi were executed in the early morning of January 3, the judiciary’s official Mizan news agency reported. The three…Read More

Jan 02

Iran secretly executes three Sunni Sunni political prisoners

Iran secretly executes three Sunni political prisoners

Three Sunni political prisoners Hamid Rastbala, Kabir Sa’adat Jahani and Mohammad Ali Arayesh were executed on Thursday, December 31, in Vakilabad Prison of Mashhad. The three Sunni political prisoners were transferred to an unknown location on Wednesday, December 30, and were deprived of family visits before their execution. Their families…Read More

Dec 31

Another juvenile offender Mohammad Hassan Rezaii executed in Iran

Mohammad Hassan Rezaii

Juvenile offender Mohammad Hassan Rezaii was executed at dawn on Thursday, December 31, 2020, in Lakan Prison, in Rasht, northern Iran. He had been transferred to solitary confinement the day before to be prepared for execution. Mohammad Hassan Rezaii committed murder 12 years ago at the age of 16. Mr.…Read More

Dec 26

Baluchi political prisoner Abdolhamid Mir-Baluchzehi hanged in Zahedan Prison

Abdolhamid Mir-Baluchzehi

Baluchi political prisoner Abdolhamid Mir-Baluchzehi was hanged Saturday morning, December 26, 2020, in the Prison of Zahedan. His lawyer, Mostafa Neili, announced the news of his execution in his twitter account. An informed source said: “Authorities of the Central Prison of Zahedan contacted Hamid’s family on Thursday, December 24, for…Read More

Dec 21

Baluchi prisoner executed in Central Prison of Zahedan without Proof of Crime

Abdol-Basset Khesht

After eight years of imprisonment and while his crime had not been proven in court, a Baluchi prisoner was executed in the Central Prison of Zahedan. On Sunday, December 20, 2020, a Baluchi prisoner by the name of Abdol-Basset Khesht was hanged in the Central Prison of Zahedan, capital of…Read More

Dec 20

12 inmates executed in just one week; Iran steps up executions

Iran executions

12 inmates were executed over the past week in Iran. A total of 12 inmates were executed in the week spanning from December 12 to 19. Two prisoners by the names of Behnam and Shoaib Rigi were executed at dawn on Saturday, December 19, 2020 in the Prison of Zahedan,…Read More

Dec 18

Execution in the Central Prison of Qom; 14 others await their verdicts

Iran public execution

Execution in the Central Prison of Qom; 14 others await their verdicts An inmate was executed on Thursday morning, December 17, 2020, in the Central Prison of Qom. The executed prisoner was Shahab Javid. He had been arrested and detained ten years ago in 2010 on the charge of kidnapping…Read More

Sep 27

Iran’s Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence Against Prisoner After 29 Years

Iran's Supreme Court Uphold Death Sentence Against Prisoner After 29 Years of Limbo

Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence against a prisoner who suffered almost 29 years on death row. The prisoner, Moein Salavarzi has languished in a cruel limbo after being arrested and charged with murdering his brother in 1991. In a phone call to his family last week, the…Read More

Sep 15

Abrupt Execution of Wrestling Champion Navid Afkari Shrouded in Secrecy

Abrupt Execution of wrestling champion Navid Afkari

The abrupt execution of wrestling champion Navid Afkari on September 12 has cast doubts about the nature of his death. The regime Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) threatened Navid’s father, mother and two brothers in Sangar Shir village of Shiraz before delivering the body and only allowing them to…Read More

Sep 15

Strange Ambiguities in the Execution of Navid Afkari, Lawyer Points Out

The hasty execution of Navid Afkari was not compatible with any of the principles of the Iranian Judiciary, said Babak Paknia, a certified lawyer in Iran. The sudden execution of Navid Afkari has shocked his team of lawyers. In an interview on Sunday, September 13, Babak Paknia said he had…Read More

Sep 14

Audio Reveals Navid Afkari Had no Clues About His Execution

Audio Reveals Navid Afkari Had no Clues About His Execution

Audio reveals Navid Afkari had no clues about his execution. A two-minute audio recording of Navid Afkari’s last phone call, circulated on social media on Monday, September 14, shows that he had no information about his imminent execution. According to the published information, Navid Afkari called his brother at 11:23…Read More

Sep 12

Wrestling Champion Navid Afkari Executed Despite International Outcries

Wrestling Champion Navid Afkari Executed Despite International Outcries

Wrestling Champion Navid Afkari Executed Despite International Outcries: Navid Afkari was executed this morning in Adelabad Prison of Shiraz. His family were told that he had been hanged. Despite widespread international outcries in Iran and around the world to stop his execution, the Iranian regime hanged the young Iran protester…Read More

Aug 18

Authorities Execute Five Inmates in Northwest Iran Prison

Iran executions

Iranian authorities executed five people including a woman on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, in the Central Prison of Mashhad, known as Vakilabad Prison. Three of those executed are identified as Ardeshir Bahadori, Ali Gholami Aghuyi, and Marzieh Ebrahimipour. Their executions have not yet been announced by the state media at…Read More

Aug 06

Executed Iranian Protester Tortured to Make False Confession

Iran Protester Mostafa Salehi was Tortured to Make Confessions

New information from inside Iran indicates that Iranian protester Mostafa Salehi who was hanged on August 5, 2020, in Isfahan had been subjected to vicious tortures to confess the killing on an IRGV member. He never accepted the charges but was still hanged despite the lack of evidence. A source…Read More

Aug 05

Iran Executes Tortured Protester Mostafa Salehi in Isfahan

Iran Executes Mostafa Salehi Arrested in Protests

Iran’s official Judiciary news agency announced that Mostafa Salehi, a young man arrested for participating in late 2017 and early 2018 protests was hanged at dawn today in a prison in Isfahan, central Iran. Mostafa Salehi was one of the protesters arrested during the nationwide protests in 2017-18 in the…Read More

Aug 04

Iran Executes Woman After 6 Years on Death Row

woman executed in Iran

A young woman was executed on August 2, 2020, in the Central Prison of Mashhad, the state-run media reported today. The woman identified only by her first name, Mehri, had already served six years on the death row. According to the state-run Khorasan daily the executed woman was accused of…Read More

Jul 14

Iran Executes Two Kurdish Inmates Tortured to Confess

Iran Executed Two Kurdish Inmates Tortured to Confess

Iran executed two Kurdish Inmates on Tuesday in the central prison of Urmia despite serious concerns that they were tortured into making bogus confessions. The two prisoners, Diako Rasoulzadeh and Saber Sheikh Abdollah who were sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court in Mahabad for “enmity against God” and being…Read More

Jul 09

Iran Executes Man For Drinking Alcohol in Mashhad Prison

Iran Executes Man For Drinking Alcohol in Mashhad Prison

Iran executed a man on Wednesday for “drinking alcohol” in Mashhad Central Prison. Hossein Habibi Shahri, the prisoner’s lawyer, reported that his client, the father of two, had been sentenced to death for “drinking alcohol for the sixth time,” and that his sentence was carried out on July 9, 2020…Read More

Jun 24

Death Certificate Indicates Political Prisoner Killed by Firing Squad

Hedayat Abdullahpour

Forty-four days after the execution of Kurd political prisoner Hedayat Abdullahpour, his family learned that he was killed by a firing squad on May 11. Based on a death certificate handed over to Hedayat Abdullahpour’s family, they confirmed today that his execution was carried out in a barrack in the…Read More

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