Iran Human Rights (IHR); April 1, 2019: Two Afghan nationals were sentenced to death on murder charges.
According to IHR sources, in March 2019, two prisoners who are held at Bandar Abbas central prison were sentenced to death on murder charges. They are identified as Zabihollah Zakaria, 42, and Valid Ahmad, 33. Moreover, at least four other Afghan nationals are held in Bandar Abbas prison for murder charges.
In 2018, at least 16 foreign nationals were executed in Iran, including one Pakistani, one Iraqi and 14 Afghans.