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The letter below was received by Lisa Brown, mother of Christopher Vialva, who was executed by the federal government in September 2020 . Lisa was present and witnessed the execution. Sure, this is probably a part of the protocol, but its lack of recognition that she was there, and the very idea that they care one bit if anyone has questions or concerns, is just one more inconsiderate and insensitive jab at the families of the condemned... Click to enlarge Source:   Death Penalty Action , Staff, February 13, 2021 đźš© | Report an error, an omission, a typo; suggest a story or a new angle to an existing story; submit a piece, a comment; recommend a resource; contact the webmaster, contact us: deathpenaltynews@gmail.com . Opposed to Capital Punishment? Help us keep this blog up and running! DONATE! "One is absolutely sickened, not by the crimes that the wicked have committed, but by the punishments that the good have inflicted." -- Os

Iran hangs 2 prisoners in recent increase in executions of Baloch minority prisoners

2 other prisoners were executed Saturday in eastern Iran following the recent increase in executions of Baloch minority prisoners.

Iranian authorities on Saturday executed 2 ethnic Balochi citizens on drug related charges.

Jamaluddin Brahui and Mohammad Barahui were executed in a prison in the eastern Iranian city of Birjand.

An informed source said that the 40-year-old man was arrested about two years ago at the Salabad checkpoint in Birjand.

“He was sentenced to 27 years in prison, but was suddenly transferred to prison quarantine on Thursday for execution and executed on Saturday, February 13.” His family were called to go to the prison for a last visit on Friday, February 12,” the source said.

Another prisoner, Mohammad Barahui was also executed the same day. His family was called to go to the prison for a last visit but only his mother was allowed to visit him before his execution.

Mohammad Barahui, 28, was married and father to 2 children.

Several executions were recently carried out against prisoners from the Baloch minority in Iran. At least 23 Balochi prisoners have been executed in Zahedan, Mashhad and Isfahan prisons since mid-December 2020. Many of those executed had been convicted on drug or national security charges.

The increase in executions of Baloch minority prisoners in Iran has caused alarm among international rights organizations and the UN, especially given the consistent record of due process denials and the use of torture and forced confessions in the regime’s judicial system.

More than 100 prisoners are reported to be on death row in Zahedan Central Prison alone, including for crimes not involving intentional killing.

Iran HRM once again calls on the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Council and other institutions defending human rights to take urgent action to save the lives of Iranian prisoners on death row. 

The Iranian regime’s dossier of human rights violations must be referred to the UN Security Council. 

The leaders and officials of the clerical regime in Iran must face justice for 4 decades of committing crimes against humanity.

Source: iran-hrm.com, Staff, February 15, 2021


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