At Least Three Men Executed in Isfahan

Nov. 28, 2022, 6:38 p.m.

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO); November 28, 2022: Hossein Kheirollahi, Saheb Rasouli and an unidentified man have been executed in Isfahan Central Prison.

According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Isfahan Central Prison on November 26. Their identities have been established as Hossein Kheirollahi and Saheb Rasouli who were sentenced to death for drug-related charges by the Revolutionary Court.

Another man was also executed at the prison on November 23. His identity or the charges leading to his execution have not been established.

At the time of writing, none of their executions have been reported by domestic media or officials in Iran.

As of 10 October 2022, at least 428 people including two juvenile offenders and 12 women were executed by the Islamic Republic, an 89% increase compared to the same period last year. At least 180 people including a woman have been executed for drug-related offences since the beginning of the year. This is while 83 people were executed for the charges in the same period in 2021 and 18 in 2020.


UPDATE (15 December 2022):

The identity of the man executed on November 23 has been established as Tohid Ghorbani who was sentenced to death for drug-related charges.