59 executions in less than a month. Execution of at least four prisoners in Isfahan and Central Karaj prisons in a single day
At least four prisoners were executed in Isfahan and Central Karaj prisons in one day
According to the Iranian Human Rights Society, on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at least four prisoners in Isfahan and Central Karaj prisons were executed in one day.
On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, two prisoners named Nima Vahidi and Omid Karimi were executed in Isfahan Central Prison.
Nima Vahidi from Dahaghan city and Omid Karimi from Chamgardan city were arrested three years ago on charges of murder and were sentenced to death for the same charge.
Also, on the same day, two prisoners were executed in Karaj Central Prison (Karaj Penitentiary), on charges related to drugs.
These two prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, to execute the death sentence.
The name of one of these prisoners is Sharaf Khan Akbari. The name and details of the second prisoner are not known.
The execution of these prisoners has not been published in any of the government websites and authorities.
Including these executions, over the past four weeks, the government of Iran has executed 59 of its citizens.
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