Search Posts

Tag: execution

Reaction to the News of Execution of the Exile of 4 Gonabadi Dervishes in Cyberspace

  A number of active Gonabadi Dervishes in the virtual networks announced that they would decide to hold a ceremony to see off the four Gonabadi dervishes sentenced to exile in front of the Revolutionary Court of Shiraz.According to Majzooban Noor, these dervishes announced that the objective of this motion is “little sympathy” with Gonabadi […]

Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike Threatened with Further Prosecution and Execution

  Nearly a month into their hunger strike inside the Orumiyeh Central Prison to protest dangerous and inhumane prison conditions, 27 Kurdish political prisoners have been summoned and threatened with new judicial cases if they don’t cease their hunger strike, a source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Beginning on November 20, […]

Kurdish Prisoners Still Face Execution, Despite Possible Retrial

  A new case with a new charge has been established at the Penal Court against Zanyar Moradi and Loghman Moradi, two Kurdish prisoners sentenced to death on “moharebeh (enmity with God)” charges, Zanyar Moradi’s father told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Eghbal Moradi told the Campaign that due to pressure from […]

Iran Human Rights Condemns execution of four Ahwazi political prisoners

    December 5: Four Ahwazi Arab political prisoners have been executed, according to reports received by Iran Human Rights (IHR). The executions are also reported by BBC Persian and several other sources. Ghazi Abbasi, Abdul-Reza Amir-Khanafereh , Abdul-Amir Mojaddami and Jasim Moghaddam Payam were sentenced to death by Branch 1 of the Ahwaz revolutionary […]

Rohani’s aide slams execution of Kurdish reformists

    The president’s special aide for ethnic and religious minority affairs, Ali Younesi, expressed disappointment and concern regarding the recent executions in Kurdistan. The Rooz website reports that Younesi told a meeting of Kurdish reformist figures and other ethnic minority representatives that the executions were carried out “by extremists.” The report indicates that the […]

Amnesty International: Iran must halt execution of prisoner who ‘survived hanging’

  Iran must stop the execution of man who was found alive at a morgue a day after being hanged, Amnesty International urged today after authorities said the prisoner would be hanged for a second time once his condition improves. The 37-year-old, identified as “Alireza M”, was hanged in Bojnourd prison in north-east Iran last […]

Amnesty International: Six Kurds may face execution soon

  The Iranian authorities must urgently halt the execution of six men on death row in Ghezel Hesar Prison near Tehran. Two of them have been transferred to solitary confinement today sparking fears they are at imminent risk of execution Amnesty International said. Hamed Ahmadi and Sedigh Mohammadi are among six Sunni Muslim men from […]

IHRDC Releases Latest Report – “On the Margins: Arrest, Imprisonment and Execution of Kurdish Activists in Iran Today”

  For decades, the Islamic Republic of Iran has led a targeted campaign of repression against Kurdish activists within Iran’s borders. Today, this persecution is particularly acute, with an estimated 14 Kurdish activists currently on death row in Iran. The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center’s latest 70-page report, “On the Margins: Arrest, Imprisonment and Execution […]

Next Page »