Executions

Special Rapporteur's February 2013 report on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN Human Rights Council's 22nd session. ... Read more

All you need to know: A Quick Breakdown of Findings from Dr. Ahmed Shaheed’s Latest Report to the UN Human Rights Council (February 2013)

(March 1, 2013) -- Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, has just released his ... Read more

IHRDC Chart of Executions by the Islamic Republic of Iran - 2013

This chart documents executions of people by the Islamic Republic of Iran beginning in January 2013. The official announcements are noted but, as the Iranian government does not announce many executions, it is difficult to know the exact number. ... Read more

Witness Statement of Eghbal Moradi

(8 January 2013) – In recent days, there has been renewed concern that the implementation of the death sentences for Zanyar and Loghman Moradi, two ethnic Kurds on death row since December 2010, may be imminent. ... Read more

Sign Petition to Stop Executions

Sign this Petition: UNODC, Please Cease Funding to Iran Until Iran Renounces Use of Death Penalty ... Read more

Dr. Ahmed Shaheed presents report on situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran to Third Committee of General Assembly member states react

26 October 2012 --          Member states welcome Dr. Ahmed Shaheed's latest report, criticize challenges placed in his way by not being permitted to travel freely in ... Read more

UNODC and Donor Countries Should Cease Funding to Iran for Anti-Drug Trafficking Purposes Until Iran Renounces Use of Death Penalty for Drug-Related Offenses

UNODC and Donor Countries Should Cease Funding to Iran for Anti-Drug Trafficking Purposes Until Iran Renounces Use of Death Penalty for Drug-Related Offenses ... Read more

Joint Statement on International Day Against the Death Penalty

We, the undersigned organizations, strongly oppose the continuing use of the death penalty in the Islamic Republic of Iran. We are concerned that Iran’s radical policies, which allegedly aim to eradicate drug-trafficking and result in the execution of several hundred prisoners every year, are supported in part by international funding. ... Read more

The Execution of Women in Iranian Criminal Law: an Examination of the Impact of Gender on Laws Concerning Capital Punishment in the New Islamic Penal Code

In this legal commentary from the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, Maryam Hosseinkhah, writer and women's rights defender, examines the role of gender in the implementation of capital punishment under the past and current Islamic Penal Codes of Iran. ... Read more

Ten inmates at Orumiyeh prison convicted on drug related offenses at risk of imminent execution

(30 May 2012) – According to a local source in touch with the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC), ten prisoners on death row for ... Read more

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