According to IHR sources, death row prisoner Iraj Sedighi was hanged at the central prison of Ardabil city, Ardabil province, on June 15, 2020. He was sentenced to death for murder three years ago.
According to the Iranian news website ILNA, a man was hanged on June 9 at the central prison of Mashhad
Five death-row prisoners were hanged on Wednesday, June 10, at a prison in a Karaj city, near the capital.
The father of a Kurdish political prisoner Hedayat Abdollahpour, was told today that his son was executed 20 days ago. Neither his family nor his lawyer were informed about the execution and were not given the customary “last visit” with their loved one.
An Iranian national has been sentenced to death for spying for the CIA and Mossad on the whereabouts of Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated by the US in Baghdad early this year, Iran’s Judiciary spokesman said.
Iran Human Rights (IHR); June 8, 2020: A death-row prisoner has been executed in the central prison of Shahrekord, the capital city of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province. He was sentenced to qisas (retribution) for murder charges.
At least 5 prisoners have been transferred to solitary confinement and are scheduled to be executed during the next week.
According to Khorasan Daily, on the morning of Monday, June 1, 2020, a man was hanged at Mashhad Central Prison. The unnamed prisoner was sentenced to death for murdering his cousin during a fight. At the time of the incident, both men were at their 20s.
Arsalan Khodkam, a political prisoner at Urmia Central Prison, who his family say has not committed any acts of violence, was sentenced to death under pressure from the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). The sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court.
A special anti-corruption court in Iran has sentenced a couple to death on money laundering and other charges, the judiciary said Tuesday.
Amnesty International has called on the authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran to determine the status of four prisoners sentenced to death who have been transferred from prison to unknown locations.