IRAN: 19 Executions in One Month

According to the Human Rights House of Iran (RAHANA), 18 men and 1 woman are among the 19 individuals executed. Sixteen people were executed for smuggling drugs. They had also been charged with Moharebeh(waging war against God) and corrupting the earth.

Forty individuals were executed in Iran last month.

In addition, many organizations also condemned the amputation of the hands of 5 thieves in Hamadan Prison which took place during this time period.

There have also been international objections to the stoning sentence of Sakineh Mohammadi in the recent days.

The report that the death sentence of Mohammadreza Haddadi, an adolescent sentenced to death, was soon to be carried out, also received a lot of attention from international organizations.

International Organizations have always condemned Iran for its practice of death penalty, stoning, amputation, etc. The Islamic Republic of Iran has one of the highest numbers of executions in the World.

Please click on the picture for more information on the individuals executed.


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