At least seven prisoners sentenced to death in one day, in Khorram Abad, Bandar Abbas, Minab, Fereydon Kanar and Lakan prisons in Rasht. One of the defendants was a 60-year-old man.
According to the Iranian Human Rights Society, on Monday, May 15, 2023. At least seven prisoners executed in one day. Also, the news of the execution of a prisoner who executed on May 15, 2023, in Rasht’s Lakan Prison, published in the media.
According to the report of the Judiciary News Agency, on the morning of Monday, May 15, 2023. 5 drug-related prisoners executed in Hormozgan province.
These executions took place in Bandar Abbas and Minab prisons. Haalvsh website announced that a Baloch prisoner named Abdul Rahman Musa Zahi, the father of two children, who arrested in Bandar Abbas 5 years ago and sentenced to death on charges related to drugs, executed in Bandar Abbas prison.
This site reported the execution of another Baloch prisoner named Jalal Rigi in Bandar Abbas prison. Jalal Rigi was 34 years old, the father of 4 children. He imprisoned in Bandar Abbas prison since 2018 on charges related to drugs.
It is possible that these two prisoners are among the prisoners announced by the judiciary.
On the same day, two prisoners named Mohammad Paydayar and Peyman Akbari Birgani, from Shushtar, executed in Khorram Abad prison. These two were drug suspects who transferred to solitary confinement two days ago to execute the sentence.
A 60-year-old prisoner named Hossein Shabanzadeh executed
On the other hand, the Rukna government website announced that on this day, a prisoner accused of murder executed in Faridounknar prison. This government website did not announce the name and details of this prisoner.
On May 11, 2023, a 60-year-old prisoner named Hossein Shabanzadeh executed in Lakan prison in Rasht. He is accused of murder.
In this way, at least seven prisoners executed in one day in Iranian prisons.
It should be noted that after increasing number of executions of prisoners and acceleration of execution of their sentences by the judiciary, families of prisoners sentenced to death gathered in front of the Tehran judiciary and demanded a halt to executions.
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