IRAN: 60-YEAR-OLD HOSSEIN KACHANLOO AND 70-YEAR-OLD ABDULLAH MOHAMMADZADEH HANGED AT THE PRISON OF URMIA
March 15, 2020:
Hossein Kachanloo and Abdullah Mohammadzadeh were hanged on 12 March 2020 at the central prison of Urmia, West Azerbaijan province. (Sources: Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), 14/03/2020)
60-year-old Hossein Kachanloo and 70-year-old Abdullah Mohammadzadeh were transferred to solitary confinement for execution from ward 4-3 at Urmia Central Prison on 11 March. They were transferred to solitary confinement with Amir Mohammadpour, another prisoner sentenced to death, on 29 February but they were returned to prison after receiving respite from the victim’s family. Amir Mohammadpour was executed on the morning of 1st March.