On October 30, 2023, two inmates were executed for drug-related crimes in Parseylun Prison, situated in Khorramabad, Iran.

The individuals have been identified by HRANA as Jalal Vahdati and Khalil Mohammadi, who had previously been convicted of drug-related offenses.

As of the time of writing, there has been no confirmation of these executions from official sources or within the country’s domestic media outlets.

According to data compiled by the Center of Statistics of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRA), between October 10, 2022, and October 8, 2023, a total of 659 individuals were executed by hanging in Iran, representing a 24% increase compared to the corresponding period in the previous year. Seven of these executions were conducted publicly. Concerningly, many of the defendants were denied access to a fair trial and due process. For details and statistics, read HRANA’s report.

Source » en-hrana