Thursday , 29 October 2020

Iran: Eight Prisoners Including Woman Executed on Drug Charges

Iran Human Rights – Eight prisoners, including a woman, were reportedly executed on drug charges at Darya, Urmia’s central prison (West Azerbaijan, northwestern Iran.


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According to a report by the unofficial news agency, HRANA, Iranian authorities hanged eight prisoners at Urmia’s central prison on the morning of Thursday September 29.

The report says the prisoners were all executed on drug related charges and that one of them was a woman. According to the report, the names of the prisoners are: Behnam Pirkozadegan, Ismael Ayoubi, Karam Kolshi, Ghader Mahmoudi, Effendi Omri, Karim (Reza) Abdollahzadeh, Farhad Maleki, and Malouk Nouri.

The executions have been confirmed by Iran Human Rights.

Iranian official sources, including the media and the Judiciary, have been silent on these executions.

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