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executions
October 18th, 2017

Execution of Amirhossein Pourjafar, Juvenile Offender Postponed

Breathing in Confinement – Amirhossein Pourjafar’s execution has been postponed and he will not be hanged tomorrow. Mojtaba Farahbakhsh, Amirhossein Pourjafar’s lawyer told the report of Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI): “Fortunately the execution was postponed and the sentence is not going to be enforced tomorrow.”

October 18th, 2017

Last Efforts to Postpone Juvenile Offender’s Execution

Breathing in Confinement – Amirhossein Pourjafar’s lawyer said his client’s execution might be postponed. According to the reports obtained by Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI), the authorities of Tehran Judiciary are considering the possibility of postponing Amirhossein Pourjafar’s execution.

October 17th, 2017

17-Year-Old Offender Scheduled to Be Executed in 2 Days

Breathing in Confinement – Amirhossein Pourjafar, 17-year-old prisoner has been taken to solitary confinement of Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj in order to be executed in 2 days. According to the reports obtained by Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI), the juvenile offender will be executed on October 19th if the last attempts to obtain […]

October 14th, 2017

Amnesty International Calls on Iran to Halt the Execution of 17-Year-Old Prisoner

Breathing in Confinement – Amnesty International called on the Iranian authorities to halt the imminent execution of a 17-year-old boy and commute his sentence to imprisonment. According to the statement, the boy was convicted of murder and rape and sentenced to death.

October 9th, 2017

International Day Against Death Penalty: 526 Executions in One Year in Iran

Breathing in Confinement – At least 526 prisoners have been executed in Iran during the past one year. The center of statistics of Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI) has published a report on the occasion of October 10th, International Day Against Death Penalty and stated that at least 526 death penalties have been carried […]

October 2nd, 2017

41 Executions and 3 Amputations in Iran in September 2017

Breathing in Confinement – At least 41 prisoners have been executed in September in Iran. The statistics center of the Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI) has published this report stating that at least 8 prisoners were executed publically.

September 26th, 2017

At Least 1 Prisoner Executed in Uremia Prison

Breathing in Confinement – At least one prisoner was executed in Central Prison of Uremia. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” one of the 2 prisoners who had yesterday been sent to solitary confinements was executed in Central Prison of Uremia.

September 25th, 2017

Two Prisoners Scheduled to Be Executed Tomorrow in Uremia Central Prison

Breathing in Confinement: Two death row prisoners have been scheduled to be executed tomorrow morning in Uremia Central Prison. According to the reports received by “Breathing in Confinement,” the 2 prisoners have been transferred to solitary confinements this morning and will be probably executed tomorrow, September 26th.

September 25th, 2017

42 Executions in the Iranian Month of Shahrivar / 9 Prisoners Executed in Public

Breathing in Confinement: At least 42 death sentences were executed in Iran during the 6th Iranian month of Shahrivar (August 23 – September 22). The statistics center of the Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI) has published this report stating that at least 9 prisoners were executed publically.

August 7th, 2017

At Least 2814 Prisoners Executed During Rohani’s First Term in Office

Breathing in Confinement – At least 2814 prisoners have been executed in Iran during Rohani’s first term in office. The center of statistics of Prisoners‘ Rights League in Iran has reported that from 3 August 2013 to 3 August 2017 at least 2814 death sentences have been executed in Iran. According to this report 173 […]