IRAN - 1 woman, 5 men executed in Urmia on May 18

IRAN - P. Mousavi, Y Saeedi, P. Qasimi, R. Lavandpour, M. Nasiri

18 May 2024 :

May 18, 2024 - IRAN. 1 woman, 4 men executed in Urmia on May 18
Parvin Mousavi, Mansour Naseri, Parviz Qasemi (Mirghasemi), Yousef Saeedi Chehreh, Ramin Lavandipour (Lavandi), and partially identified “Mr Jabali”. According to a report received by Hengaw, in the early hours of Saturday, May 18, 2024, the death sentence of Parvin Mousavi, a 50-year-old Turkish woman from Maragheh, along with four Kurdish prisoners named Mansour Naseri, 45 years old from Bokan, Parviz Qasemi, 35 years old, Yousef Saeedi, 32 years old, and Ramin Lavandipour, 27 years old, all from Urmia, were carried out in Urmia Central Prison (Darya Prison). These five prisoners, who had previously been sentenced to death in separate cases for drug-related offenses, were transferred to solitary confinement on Thursday, May 16th for the execution of their sentences. Hengaw has learned that Mansour Naseri was arrested 5 years ago, and Ramin Lavandipour, Parvin Mousavi, Parviz Qasemi, and Yousef Saeedi were arrested 4 years ago. It is worth mentioning that the father of Parviz Qasemi and the brother of Ramin Lavandipour were also executed last year in Urmia Central Prison on the same charge. The sixth person, whose execution was reported by IHR, was identified only as “Mr Jabali”, arrested for drug offenses 5 years ago.


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