A prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for “premeditated murder during the course of an armed robbery” has been executed in Sanandaj Central Prison.
The Iranian authorities hanged five prisoners in Rajaishahr and Qa’en prisons in Alborz and South Khorasan provinces respectively at dawn on October 13. The judiciary had sentenced four of the victims to the death penalty for alleged homicide and Moharebeh [waging war against God] by armed robbery. These four persons were among ten prisoners who were transferred to solitary confinement on October 11.
The Chairman of the Iranian parliament’s influential Commission for National Security and Foreign Policy, Mojtaba Zonnour, said that President Hassan Rouhani deserves to be executed a thousand times a day, and that the Iranian people would agree with his views.
A prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder has been executed at Sari Central Prison.
A prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed at Mashhad Central Prison on Sunday. IHR previously published news of the execution of a female prisoner at the same prison, on the same day, raising Mashhad Central Prison’s execution count to two for Sunday, October 11.
October 15, 2020: A female prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, has been executed at Mashhad Central Prison.
A prisoner sentenced to death on drug-related charges, has been executed at Ghaen Prison.
A day after the world day against the death penalty, the Iranian regime executed at least the 109th women since moderate Hassan Rouhani became President in 2013. Iranian authorities performed the execution of this desperate woman at dawn on Sunday, October 11, in the Central Prison of Mashhad.
Iran Human Rights (IHR); October 14, 2020: Yesterday morning, four death row inmates were executed at Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj. Three of the prisoners had been sentenced to death for murder and one for moharebeh (enmity against God) through armed robbery.
A prisoner who had been sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) twice and also sentenced to death for murder and rape, has been executed at the Karaj Central Penitentiary.
In today’s ‘civilized world’, thousands of people are sentenced to death each year. They are hanged, shot, tortured to death, and sometimes stoned to death. Execution is a sign of the legacy of human barbarism. The association of the wild and lawless world of the past.