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Iran Death Penalty

Iran: Political executions

In recent months Amnesty International has been gravely concerned by a new wave of political executions in Iran, believed to be the largest since the early 1980s when thousands of political prisoners were executed after summary or no trial.
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 317/88 – Iran: Fear of Execution

Amnesty International has learned that 25 political prisoners are reported to be in imminent danger of execution. Most are already serving prison sentences, ranging from life to as little as two or three years in a number of cases. All are members or supporters of a banned leftist opposition group....
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 315/88 – Iran: Fear of Execution

Amnesty International has learned that two members of the banned leftist opposition group, Ali Akbar Shalgoolney and Adel Talebi, are feared to be in imminent danger of execution in Iran. Both are serving life sentences in Evin Prison, Tehran, and are alleged to have been retried and sentenced to...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 299/88 – Iran: Death Penalty

Amnesty International has received a report that Hamzeh Mahjoub, held in Roodsar Prison, and Massoud Alla’I Khastou, held in Evin Prison in Tehran, are in imminent danger of execution. Massoud Alla’i Khastou was arrested in 1981, aged 17, and sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment reportedly for being...