According to the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), the Iranian regime has executed at least 11 prisoners in various provinces in the past week. Following Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s remarks banning the officials from purchasing American, British, and French Covid-19 vaccines, the regime faces a new wave of hatred and distrust from the population.
A prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, has been executed in Sanandaj Central Prison.
A prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, has been executed in Yazd Central Prison.
A prisoner who had been sentenced to death on “drug-related” charges, has been executed at Qazvin Central Prison.
A Baluch prisoner who had apparently been sentenced to death on “drug-related” charges, has been executed at Zahedan Central Prison.
Two prisoners on death row for “drug-related” charges, have been executed in Qom Central Prison. A third prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, was returned from the gallows after being granted a delay by the complainants in his case.
According to Iran Human Rights, on the morning of January 8, a male prisoner was executed at Rasht Central Prison. His identity has been established as 36-year-old Farzad Nasser Jourshari. He had been sentenced to qisas seven times for the murder of seven people.
Iran has executed 30 prisoners in just under three weeks, according to a report by the Iranian Resistance. This list of executions includes at least two political prisoners and three Sunni prisoners, Hamid Rastbala, Kabir Sa’adat Jahani, and Mohammad Ali Arayesh.
Juvenile offender Mohammad Hassan Rezaii was executed at dawn on Thursday, December 31, 2020, in Lakan Prison, in Rasht, northern Iran.
In yet another inhuman crime, the Iranian regime executed another woman in the lead-up to 2021. She and her family’s struggle to provide $28,000 blood money failed at the latest moment.
A prisoner sentenced to death for “rape and kidnapping” has been executed at Qom Central Prison.