A prisoner with drug charges and no previous criminal record is in imminent danger of execution. He may be hanged at any moment.
Iran Human Rights (AUG 19 2017): A prisoner at Isfahan Central Prison who is on death row for drug charges was reportedly transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for his execution. According to close sources, the transfer occurred on the morning of Saturday August 19. Close sources have identified the prisoner as Karim Shahbakhsh.
"Karim was sentenced to death despite never having had a criminal record. He was sentenced to death on the charge of 120 kilograms of heroin and 140 kilograms of opium. He was convicted along with another person who was executed two months ago," an informed source tells Iran Human Rights.
Mr. Shahbakhsh is reportedly scheduled to be executed in the coming days.