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Iran Death Penalty

Iran: Protestor at risk of execution

Mojahed (Abbas) Kourkouri is at grave risk of execution in relation to nationwide protests. In early April 2023, Iran’s judiciary announced that a Revolutionary Court in Ahvaz had sentenced Mojahed to death for “enmity against God” (moharebeh), “corruption on earth” (efsad-e fel arz) and...

Iran executions: Prisons turned into killing fields

Iranian authorities have executed at least 173 people convicted of drug-related offences this year after systematically unfair trials, nearly three times more than this time last year, Amnesty International said today. Iran executions for drug-related offences make up two thirds of all the...

Iran: Youth jailed at 17 to be executed in less than 36 hours

Hossein Shahbazi, 22, is at risk of imminent execution in relation to a crime that took place when he was just 17 years old. His trial was grossly unfair, and his torture-tainted “confessions” were used to convict him. Iranian authorities have scheduled his execution for Sunday 28 May, in...

Iran: At least 7 people face imminent execution

At least seven individuals in Iran are under sentence of death in connection with nationwide protests. Dozens of others are at risk of being sentenced to death. The authorities have violated their fair trial rights and subjected many to torture and other ill-treatment, including floggings, electric...