69 Kurdish Citizens Executed in 2018 + List

69 Kurdish Citizens Executed in 2018 + List

18:12 - 31 December 2018

 

Hengaw: Over the year 2018, at least 69 Kurdish citizens were executed in Iran's prisons. This statistic has decreased by 38% comparing to 2017.

Over the year 2018, at least 69 Kurdish citizens were executed in Iran's prisons of whom one was hanged in public, according to the statistic center of Hengaw Organisation for Human Rights.

Based on this report 6 prisoners were executed on charge of political activities, 9  on charge of religious activities, 46 on charge of attempted murder, 6 on charge of drug dealing and 2 of the executed prisoners were accused of sexual harassment.

Urmia province with 30 executions,  Kermanshan( Kermanshah) province with 22, Lorestan province with 6,  Kurdistan ( Sna) province with 5, Ilam province with 5 and Northern khorasan with 1 execution, hold the records for the most executions over 2018 among Kurdistan of Iran's provinces.

Among the executed Kurdish citizens over 2018, sadly, there were a minor, 3 women and 2 senescent citizens at ages of 57 and 63. 

The statistic shows Kurdish citizen's executions over 2017 with 112 cases has decreased by 38% in 2018.

Yet, over the year 2018, 10 religious activists, 3 political activists and 3 Kurdish minors have been sentenced to capital punishment by Iran's Judiciary. 

 

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