IRAN: PRISONER HANGED IN MARAGHEH PRISON FOR MURDER
September 25, 2019:
Jafar (Kazem) Seyedhosseini was executed on 4 August 2019 in Maragheh prison, Iran Human Rights reported on 25 September. (Source: IHR, 25/09/2019)
His family was informed 45 days after the execution. According to IHR sources, on the morning of 4 August 2019, a prisoner was hanged at the central prison of the Iranian city of Maragheh. His identity was revealed by sources as Jafar (Kazem) Seyedhosseini, from Marand city. “Jafar Seyedhosseini was a plumber. He killed a man during a fight over financial matters four years ago… 45 days after his execution, Jafar’s family was informed,” a well-informed source told IHR. However, the execution is neither reported by Iranian media nor announced by respected authorities.