Tag Archives: Execution

Iran: Over 40 prisoners executed in three weeks

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At least four more people were hanged in Iran last week, including a 22-year-old who was under 17 at the time of arrest.

Three prisoners were executed on Tuesday August 13, in the central prison in the city of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran. The public relations office of the regime’s judiciary declared on Friday August 15.

Another young man who was 18 years old when had been arrested on drug related charges was hanged on Wednesday, August 14, in a Prison in city of Birjand, north-eastern Iran. 

The recent executions brings the total of the announced executions during the past three weeks to at least 40 executions. Continue reading

Iran: At least 22 women executed during Rouhani’s first year

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The women’s committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran published its yearly report on the execution of women in Iran under Hassan Rouhani as part of the gross violation of human rights under the “moderate” president of the clerical regime.

The report published in the official website of the NCRI Women’s Committee, contains details of 22 women who have been executed during the past year, many with their name, date and place of execution.

Based on this report Hassan Rouhani’s government has publicly announced the execution of six of these women and the other 16 have been secretly executed in various cities in Iran. Continue reading

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Iran- Human Rights: A Juvenile offender and his mother were executed

An Iranian juvenile offender along with his mother and three other prisoners were hanged on Saturday (August 9) in a prison in the south-eastern city of Zahedan. 20-year-old Osman Dahmardeh was 17 at the time of his arrest.

The reports received identified the other three men executed as Rasoulbakhsh Delshadi, 28, Ali Basham Narouee, 32, and Kamran Bameri, 35.

All five victims were part of a group of six who were transferred to solitary confinement in the quarantine section of the main prison in Zahedan last Friday. Continue reading

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Iranian Political Dissident Executed Under ‘Moderate’ Rouhani

Originally published on Breitbart

by  2 Jun 2014

On the dawn of 1 June 2014, the Iranian regime proceeded with the execution of political prisoner Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani. The sentence was carried out despite international appeals for its immediate halt.

According to the Prosecutor’s Office of the Iranian regime, Khosravi was charged with “Moharebeh” (enmity against God) through providing information and financial support for the People’s Mojahedin Organization (PMOI/MEK), the main opposition to the clerical regime ruling Iran. Continue reading

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Iran – Execution of PMOI/MEK Activist Gholamreza Khosravi

The clerical regime hanged Gholamreza Khosravi of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), 49 years-old, in Gohardasht Priosn in the early hours of Sunday, June1, for supporting the PMOI and standing up to the despicable Velayat-e-faqih rule (the absolute rule of clergy).

The so-called Prosecutor’s Office of the clerical regime this morning declared the slain PMOI activist Gholamreza Khosravi was charged with “Moharebeh (enmity against God), through active effort to pursue the goals of the PMOI”, disseminating information “through medias affiliated to the PMOI”, “providing financial contribution”, and connecting “a number of people to PMOI organization”. Continue reading

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Ex-Khamenei crony: 33,000 executed during 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran

By: Sanabargh Zahedi, Chairman of the Judicial Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

A former cultural advisor to the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei who turned against him following the suppression of 2009 anti-regime protests has confirmed that more than 33,000 people were executed during the 1988 massacre of political prisoners.

Artist and film director Mohammad Nurizad is now openly criticizing Khamenei after producing and directing around 20 movies and TV series in favour of the regime, and having articles published in Khamenei’s mouthpiece the Kayhan daily. Continue reading

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Human rights: Iranian regime executes 70 in 20 days to avert popular rage

NCRI – The Iranian regime’s hangmen executed a group of 11 prisoners including a woman in Ghezal Hesar prison in city of Karaj on Friday evening, May 9, raising the number of execution to at least 70 in past 20 days.

The prison guards had beaten the prisoners on Friday morning for resisting their transfer to solitary confinement prior to execution.

On May 8, a prisoner was hanged in public in the city of Saveh. He had been charged with killing a member of suppressive State Security Forces. Continue reading