Breathing in Confinement

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 […]

April 18th, 2017

Amnesty International: Iran Must Halt Imminent Execution of 2 Men Arrested as Teenagers

Breathing in Confinement – The Iranian authorities must urgently stop the imminent execution of two long-time death row prisoners who were children at the time of their arrest, Amnesty International said today. According to the statement of Amnesty International, one of the men, Mehdi Bahlouli, is due to be executed tomorrow morning in Karaj’s Raja’i […]

August 21st, 2016

76 Prisoners Executed in the Iranian Month of Mordad

Breathing in Confinement – During the Iranian month of Mordad (June – August), at least 76 people were executed in prisons and different cities of Iran. According to the Center of Statistics of “Breathing in Confinement,” this figure includes at least seven public executions and 29 political executions.

August 11th, 2016

2 Men Executed in Public in Rawansar and Kazeron

Breathing in Confinement – two prisoners were hanged in public in Kazeroon and Saravan. According to Rawansar website, the person who was accused of killing the former head of the Justice of Rawansar, was hanged in public in this city.

August 10th, 2016

Audio File Reveals Ayatollah Montazeri’s Meeting with the Members of ‘Death Committee’

Breathing in Confinement – Ayatollah Montazeri’s official website has published a 40-minute-long audio file of this Shia cleric meeting with four of Iranian officials who are responsible for mass executions of political prisoners in Tehran in the summer of 1988. In this audio file, Ayatollah Montazeri in a meeting with Hossein Ali Nayeri (judge), Morteza […]

August 3rd, 2016

Additional Information / The Number of Executed Sunni Prisoners Reached to 25

Breathing in Confinement – The number of executed Sunni prisoners reached to 25. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Defenders Association, 25 of the 36 people who had been transferred from ward 10 in Rajai Shahr to solitary confinements were executed.

August 2nd, 2016

At Least 16 Sunni Prisoners Executed in Iran

Breathing in Confinement – At least 16 Sunni prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, at least 16 of 36 Sunni death row prisoners who had been transferred to the solitary confinements were executed this morning.

July 31st, 2016

10 Executions in the Last 10 Days in Iran

Breathing in Confinement – In the last 10 days at least 10 death sentences have been implemented in different cities across the country. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement,” 3 prisoners were executed in Rasht prison, on July 23 and 1 prisoner was executed in the public in Songhor city on July 24, […]

July 25th, 2016

A Man Was Executed in Public in Songhor City

Breathing in Confinement – One prisoner was executed in public in the city of Songhor of Kermanshah province. According to Mehr News Agency, he was executed in public at former oil storage location, next to Songhor terminal.

July 21st, 2016

43 Prisoners Executed Since Beginning of June

Breathing in Confinement – By the publication of the reports of 13 executions in recent days, the number of executed death sentences in July has reached to 43. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, these 13 prisoners have been hanged in Karaj.