Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO); July 7, 2022: Zarif Kakar, a Baluch man sentenced to death for drug-related charges, was executed in Zabol Prison.
According to the Baluch Activists Campaign, a Baluch man was executed in Zabol Prison on the morning of July 7. His identity has been reported as Zarif Kakar who was from the Karim Abad region in Zahedan and had been sentenced to death for drug-related charges by the Revolutionary Court.
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 251 including 6 women and 67 Baluch minorities were executed in the first six months of 2022. This is double the number of executions in the same period in 2021 when 117 people were executed.