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IRAN - K. Besharat, S. Hayatbini, M. Rahimpour, M. Karim Fazeli
IRAN - K. Besharat, S. Hayatbini, M. Rahimpour, M. Karim Fazeli
IRAN - 5 men executed in Karaj on May 15

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May 15, 2024 - IRAN. 5 men executed in Karaj on May 15
Political prisoner Khosrow Besharat + Mohammad-Reza Rahimpour, Sirus Hayatbini, Mohammad-Karim Fazeli, and an unidentified Afghan national
On May 15, 2024, Sunni prisoner Khosrow Besharat was executed in Ghezel-Hesar Prison in Karaj after enduring over 14 years of imprisonment.
He was moved to solitary confinement 14 days ago to await his execution. On May 13, he had his final family visit.
In the same legal case, Ghasem Abasteh, Ayoub Karimi, Davoud Abdollahi, Farhad Salimi, and Anvar Khezri were also executed in the same prison, respectively on 05/11/2023, 28/11/2023, 02/01/2024, 23/01/2024 and 01/05/2024.
The case stemmed from the assassination of Abdolrahim Tina, the Imam of a mosque in Mahabad, in September 2008. In January and February 2010, Besharat and six other Sunni suspects were arrested in connection with the killing.
Initially sentenced to death by Branch 28 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court, presided over by Mohammad Moghiseh, Besharat’s sentence was initially overturned by the Supreme Court. The case was then reassigned to Branch 15 of the same court, presided over by Judge Salavati, who reinstated the death sentences for Besharat and six other defendants. The Supreme Court ultimately upheld their death sentences on February 3, 2020.
Along with Besharat, four other inmates were executed the same day.
The inmates have been identified by HRANA as + Mohammad-Reza Rahimpour, Sirus Hayatbini, Mohammad-Karim Fazeli, and an unidentified Afghan national. The first three were convicted of drug-related crimes, while the Afghan national was sentenced to death for murder.
No official sources or domestic media outlets within the country have provided coverage of these executions at the time of writing.

https://www.en-hrana.org/execution-of-four-death-row-inmates-along-with-khosrow-besharat/
https://www.en-hrana.org/sunni-death-row-prisoner-khosrow-besharat-executed-in-ghezel-hesar/
https://hengaw.net/en/news/2024/05/article-45
https://iranhr.net/en/articles/6711/
https://iranhr.net/en/articles/6709/
https://kurdistanhumanrights.org/en/news/2024/05/15/iran-executes-at-least-five-prisoners-in-karaj-ilam/

(Source: Hrana)

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