Inmate executed after 10 years of imprisonment.
On Tuesday morning, June 30, 2020, a prisoner who was charged with murder and imprisoned for 10 years, was hanged in Iranshahr Prison.
According to “Baloch Campaign” ativists, Vahid Mirbaloch Zahi’s death sentence was carried out in Iranshahr Prison in Sistan and Balouchestan Province on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The inmate was imprisoned for 10 years.
His execution has not been reported to any official media.
This is the 5th execution of this week and the 61st since the beginning of the Persian new year (21st March).
Since in many cases, the executions are announced to up to several months later or are not made public at all, the real figures are much higher.
It is to be mentioned that on the same day, Mohammad Aziz Mahmoudi from Marivan was hanged in Sanandaj Prison.
“No to Prison – No to Execution” strongly condemns death sentences for any reason and under any pretext and emphasizes that it must be stopped.
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.