IRAN: IRAQI CITIZEN EXECUTED ON MURDER CHARGE
November 13, 2018:
According to the IHR sources, Soran Rashid Zahedi (Nickname: Soran Holiri), 33, was executed at Zanjan Central Prison on the morning of 6 November 2018. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 12/11/2018)
The Iraqi national was a resident of Iran for almost three decades. The source who doesn't want to be named, told IHR, “Four years ago, Soran was working in a cement factory in Zanjan city where he killed a person over there. The victim owed Soran Three million and a half Tomans. On the day of the incident, the victim received Seven million Tomans loan but refused to pay his debt to Soran. They fought and the person was killed.”
Soran’s family could not obtain a consent from the victims' families to stop his death sentences.