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Iran Regime's Plan to Execute 120 Prisoners

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NCRI - Reliable reports received from the families of prisoners incarcerated in Gohardasht prison and some informed sources in the prisons indicate that some prisoners who were transferred to solitary confinement in the past few days have met with their families for the last time in Gohardasht prison near Karaj.

According to the families, the death sentence of at least 13 prisoners will soon be implemented.

A large number of the families of the death row prisoners had gathered outside the prison on Tuesday, July 11, behind the prison doors.

Three prisoners who are supposed to be executed on Wednesday, July 12, are identified as Mehdi Ahmadi, Hamid Ismami and Nader Ahmadi.

According to the prisoners, some prison officials have said that 117 people are supposed to be executed in Gohardasht prison in the next few weeks. For this reason, the regime has increased the implementation of death sentences in Gohardasht prison from one day a week on Wednesdays to two days a week on Sundays and Wednesdays.

It should be mentioned that they have executed some prisoners last week on Sunday in Gohardasht prison. Some of these prisoners were transferred from Qezelhesar prison to Gohardasht. The names of those executed last Sunday, July 2, were not announced and only the names of those prisoners executed on Wednesday, July 5, (9 or 10 people) were officially published.

According to Gohardasht prisoners, death row prisoners who have been in prison for more than 10 years have given 45 days to get consent otherwise their death sentence will be enforced.

Some of the executions carried out by the clerical regime in the past 3 weeks are as follows:

11 July 2017 – Two prisoners were executed in Semnan prion, central Iran.

10 July 2017 – Two prisoners were hanged in Gorgan prion, northern Iran.

10 July 2017 – Two prisoners were executed in the prisons of Mahabad (western Iran) and Rasht (northern Iran).

9 July 2017 – A prisoner was executed in central prison of Arak.

8 July 2017 – Four prisoners were hanged in central prison of Orumiyeh (northwest Iran).

6 July 2017 – Two prisoners were executed in Maragheh prison, East Azerbaijan province.

5 July 2017 – The death sentences of at least seven prisoners were implemented in Gohardasht prison in Karaj.

4 July 2017 – The death sentence of a man in Ghaemshahr prison (northern Iran) was enforced.

4 July 2017 – two other prisoners were also executed in central prison of Orumiyeh. On the same day, the death sentences of two prisoners were implemented in public on the side of a sports hall in the city of Torbat-e Haidariyeh.

On 12 July 2017, the National Council of Resistance of Iran reported in a statement that the inhuman regime of the mullahs has hanged at least 57 prisoners in Iran Since the Beginning of July.

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