13 prisoners, among them five Afghan citizens, were executed in Iran

Five prisoners were executed in the prison of Shahrud (northern Iran) Tuesday April 25. reported the offcial Iranian sources. Eight other prisoners were hanged in Karaj (west of Tehran) according to unofficial reports. According to the official website of the Iranian judiciary in Semnan Province five prisoners, among them four Afghan citizens, were hanged in [...]

Indiscriminate executions of the alleged drug traffickers continue in Iran: Eight prisoners executed in southern Iran- Tens of prisoners to be executed in northwestern Iran

Eight prisoners were hanged in the Adelabad prison of Shiraz (Southern Iran), reported the state run Iranian media today. According to the official website of the Iranian judiciary, the eight prisoners were all convicted of drug-related charges. According to some reports the executions took place yesterday, Sunday April 15. None of the prisoners were identified [...]

10 prisoners were hanged in Iran

Ten prisoners were executed in Iran yesterday and today, reported the state run Iranian media. Three prisoners were executed in Shehr-e-Kord (western Iran) this morning According to the Young Joyrnalist’s Club (associated with the Iranian state broadcasting) three prisoners were executed in the central prison of Shahr-e-Kord early this morning April 10. According to the [...]

Palestinian women testify about ill-treatment and torture during their arrest and interrogation

The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI) has submitted two group complaints to the Israeli authorities on behalf of nine Palestinian women detainees and former prisoners. The complaints address gender-specific types of ill treatment and torture. The evidence was collected last year by PCATI’s legal team in meetings with 29 women. The first complaint [...]

12 executions in Shiraz (southern Iran) today: five executions in public and seven executions in the prison

According to the reports from Iran 12 prisoners were executed in the city of Shiraz (southern Iran) today January 15th. Iran Human Rights (IHR) had earlier this week warned about the scheduled execution of nine prisoners in Shiraz. According to the state run Iranian news agency Fars, five prisoners were hanged publicly in three different [...]

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