Imminent Execution of 4 Prisoners in Central Urmia Prison

In a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Tuesday 25 July 2017, 4 detainees to the solitary confinement cell in the Central Urmia Prison in eastern Kurdistan to execute the death sentence were transfered.

According to the report, two of these prisoners, whose names have not been disclosed, have been charged offences is drug related And two others, Fatah Amini, and Khaled Amini, both brothers from Mahabad, were sentenced to death for murder.

It should be noted that the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran is considering a reform of the law on counter narcotics and a significant reduction in the death penalty, and MPs had requested the Judiciary before the end of the investigation to execute about 5,000 prisoners sentenced to death in relation to With drug crimes, but the judiciary, without regard to these requests, insists on the continuation of executions, and every day we see it throughout Iran, according to unofficial statistics, more than 300 people were executed in eastern Kurdistan in 2016, out of which 8 people were under the age of 18 and 5 others Others have been executed in public.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association

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