According to “No to Prison – No to Execution”, Amir Hossein Zandi, was hanged in Hamedan Central Prison on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. The 47 year old prisoner was imprisoned since 2015, charged with murder.
Iran has the highest number of executions in proportion to its population. According to our sources and the statistics gathered from various sources, there were 281 executions in 2019, of which 15 were women.
Since in many cases, the executions are announced to up to several months later or are not made public, the real figures are much higher.
The execution figures are as the following:
259 men, including 3 political prisoners