According to media reports, two Baloch citizens were executed in Zahedan Central Prison, Zahedan city (Dozap), Sistan-Baluchistan on 8 November 2022 who had been sentenced to death for the killing of several army personnel.
According to the details, two Baloch prisoners Ishaq Askani son of Dilawar and Shoaib Baloch son of Ghulam Hussain were hanged at dawn of Tuesday, 8 November 2022 at the Zahedan Central Prison, Zahedan city in the Iranian-occupied Balochistan. The charges against both of them was “the murder of seven members of Iran’s military personnel”.
According to reliable sources, these two Baloch prisoners were traveling across the Goldsmid Line to visit their relatives in western Balochistan where they were arrested by the Iranian border forces.
Today is the 20th World Day Against the Death Penalty. It is a day which unifies the global abolitionist movement and mobilises civil society, political leaders and public opinion to support the call for universal abolition of capital punishment.
It has been dedicated to “Death penalty: a road paved with torture” by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty.
In his report addressing the United Nations General Assembly on August 31, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his concerns over the increasing number of executions in Iran. He declared that at least 333 inmates were hanged in 2021, including 17 women and three juvenile offenders, compared to 267 in 2020.
Guterres also said the Iranian regime is responsible for 60 percent of executions in the Middle East and North Africa. Reports indicate this number is on the rise, and the regime has executed at least 105 prisoners in 2022’s first quarter.
Occupied Balochistan, Zahedan Jan 1: Iranian’s imposed head of Justice Department announced that they hanged four Baloch in Zahedan –the capital city (Iranian occupied Balochistan) – prison, Saturday, today. The men were accused of kidnapping for ransom. Continue reading →
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United Nations Organization
United Nations Secretariat New York,
Subject: Deteriorating human rights situation in Pakistan and Iranian controlled Balochistan
Dear Secretary General,
On the occasion of International Day against Torture in support of victims of torture on 26 June, we would like to draw your kind attention towards the inhuman treatment of the Baloch by the Iranian and Pakistani security agencies. Continue reading →