Tuesday , 21 September 2021

Iran: Eight Prisoners in Imminent Danger of Execution

Iran Human Rights –  Eight death row prisoners in Iran are in imminent danger of execution after authorities transferred them to solitary confinement.


Two prisoners are in imminent danger of execution in Ghezel Hesar Prison
Alborz province, northern Iran

According to close sources, on Saturday March 4, at least two death row prisoners in Ghezel Hesar Prison
were transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for their executions. The prisoners have been identified as Isa Charami and Mostafa Ghorbani. Mr Ghorbani is reportedly 23 years of age.

“Isa was sentenced to death on the charge of trafficking 160 kilograms of opium. He has been in prison for the past seven years. Mostafa was sentenced to death on the charge of trafficking three kilograms of crystal meth. He has been in prison for the past two and a half years,” a close source tells Iran Human Rights.

Two prisoners are in imminent danger of execution in Garmsar Prison
Semnan province, northern Iran

According to a report by the human rights news site, HRANA, two death row prisoners in Garmsar Prison were transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for their executions. The report identifies the prisoners as Parviz Nedaie and Bahram Moradgholi. They were reportedly sentenced to death together on the charge of possession and trafficking 820 grams of narcotics.

Four prisoners are in imminent danger of execution in Zahedan Prison
Sistan and Baluchestan province, eastern Iran

According to another report by HRANA, four death row prisoners in Zahedan Prison were transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for their executions. Two of the prisoners are unidentified, the other two have been identified as Gol Mohammad Kiazehi and Davoud Behzad, who were reportedly sentenced to death on murder charges and have have been in prison for the past seven years.

These eight prisoners may be executed at any moment. Their lives are in danger.

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