Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO); October 18, 2021: Baluch Mousa Shehbakhsh was executed on unknown charges in Zahedan Central Prison. At least 39 Baluch men have been executed in Iranian prisons in 2021.
According to the Baluch Activists Campaign, a Baluch man was executed in Zahedan Central Prison on the morning of October 18. His identity has been reported as Mousa Shehbakhsh but it is unknown what charges led to his death penalty conviction.
Mousa was transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for his execution on October 16 and his family paid their last visit the day prior to his execution.
At the time of writing, his execution has not been reported by domestic media or officials in Iran.
According to data gathered by Iran Human Rights, at least 39 Baluch men have been executed in Iranian prisons since the beginning of this year.