1. FEB4 TweetStorm info via IHR annual DP report 2011. Available online soon http://iranhr.net/ #EdaamNa @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

Iran Human Rights presents ANNUAL REPORT ON THE DEATH PENALTY IN IRAN – 2011

Saeed Malekpour, Mehdi Alizadeh, Vahid Asghari, Ahmad Reza Hashempour, Zanyar Moradi, Loghman Moradi, Habibollah Golparipour, Shirko Ma’arefi, Yousef Nadarkhani, Amir Hekmati, Sakineh Ashtiani and many more face execution in Iran. Help to stop it, please! 

2. ’11 IHR DP in #Iran Report only has the non-official cases confirmed by at least 2 diff. ind. sources #EdaamNa @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

3. 62% of executions in report based on news IRI news agencies & stmts made by high-rank. officials #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

4. Execution wave that began post-June ’09 protests in #Iran continues w/ high frequency #EdaamNa #IranElection @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

5. Execution figure in ’11 currently the highest since the beginning of 1990’s #EdaamNa #Iran #IranElection @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

6. In the first 2 weeks of January 2012 alone, an average of 3-4 ppl were executed every day #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

7. Dramatic +in # of public executions in 2011- more than 3 X higher than avg in previous years #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

8. In 1 month, Jan.’12, the Iranian auth. carried out 11 executions in public #EdaamNa #IranElection #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

9. Drug charges trials conducted behind closed doors. Not known if prisoners had access 2 attorney #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

10. IHR report on DP in #Iran: AT LEAST 676 people were executed in 2011 #EdaamNa #Iran #IranElection @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

11. Fact: Only 62% of reported executions in 2011 were announced by Iranian authorities #EdaamNa #IranElection @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

12. 65 executions carried out in public in 2011- highest # in more than 10 yrs #EdaamNa #Iran #IranElection @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

13. AT LEAST 4 juvenile offenders among those executed in #Iran in 2011 #EdaamNa #IranElection @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

14. AT LEAST 15 women executed in 2011. The executions of 13/15 UNANNOUNCED by Iranian authorities #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

15. DP in Iran in 2011: 3 young men executed convicted of sodomy #EdaamNa #IranElection #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

16. Did U know? In 2011, one man was executed in Iran convicted of “apostasy”. #IranElection #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

17. In 2011, IHR discovered secret executions in more than 15 different Iranian prisons #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

18. 70+ executions IHR learned about but did NOT incl. in report b/c difficult to confirm details #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

19. DP by the #’s: ’00-165, ’01-75, ’02-316, ’03-154, ’04-108, ’05-94, ’06-177, ’07-317, ’08-350, ’09-402, ’10-646, ’11-676 #EdaamNa @cnn #Iran

Drug Trafficking:

20. Iranian auth. continue 2 execute several100 prisoners each year in the pretext of fighting drugs #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

21. Lone mothers w/ dependent children subjected 2 unfair trials & executed for „drug trafficking“ #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

22. Fact: More than 80% of those executed in 2011 were convicted of drug trafficking #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

Yousef Nadarkhani:

27. Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani converted 2 Christianity @ age 19. Sentenced 2 death for Apostasy in ’10 #EdaamNa #Iran @un @cnn @nbc @CBS

28. Serious concerns rise. Approval of new Islamic Penal Code might lead 2 more death penalties 4 Apostasy #EdaamNa #Iran #Christian @un @cnn

Zanyar and Loghman Moradi:

29. Imminent Danger of Execution: #Kurdish citizens Zanyar&Loghman Moradi- framed 4 murder linked to Fri.Prayer Imam #EdaamNa #Iran @bbc @cnn

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani:

30. Sakineh Ashtiani: stoning sentence stopped b/c of global campaign. Now at risk of execution #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

23. ONLY 9% of ppl officially executed in ’11 for drug charges were fully identified #EdaamNa #Iran #IranElection @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

24. Not possible 2 confirm charges of more than 80% of „drug“ executions b/c surname of prisoners unidentified #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @cnn @nbc

25. AT LEAST 1 person arrested & sentenced 2 death 4 participating in protests but executed for drug trafficking #EdaamNa #Iran @abc @cnn @CBS

Saeed Malekpour:

26. Iranian auth. threaten 2 execute for other “crimes”. I.e. Saeed Malekpour accused of operating “obscene” websites #EdaamNa #Iran @cnn @nbc

Yousef Nadarkhani:

27. Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani converted 2 Christianity @ age 19. Sentenced 2 death for Apostasy in ’10 #EdaamNa #Iran @un @cnn @nbc @CBS

28. Serious concerns rise. Approval of new Islamic Penal Code might lead 2 more death penalties 4 Apostasy #EdaamNa #Iran #Christian @un @cnn

Zanyar and Loghman Moradi:

29. Imminent Danger of Execution: #Kurdish citizens Zanyar&Loghman Moradi- framed 4 murder linked to Fri.Prayer Imam #EdaamNa #Iran @bbc @cnn

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani:

30. Sakineh Ashtiani: stoning sentence stopped b/c of global campaign. Now at risk of execution #EdaamNa #Iran @un @abc @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddamm, spokesperson for Iran Human Rights (IHR):

31. Dr Amiry-Moghaddam, IHR co-founder: “There’s little doubt that Iranian auth. use death penalty as a political mean“ #EdaamNa #Iran @un @cnn

32. Dr Amiry-Moghaddam: Dramatic + in # of executions shows IranianRegime reliant on spreading fear to prolong survival #EdaamNa #Iran @cnn

33. Dr Amiry-Moghaddam: Executions are the IranianRegime’s most imp. instrument 4 creating fear in society #EdaamNa #Iran @bbc @cnn @nbc @CBS

34. Dr Amiry-Moghaddam: We urge int’l comm. 2 put sustainable focus on HR violations, particularly on DP in #Iran #EdaamNa @un @abc @cnn @nbc

35. Hourieh & Roghieh were alone mothers w/ children. Executed 4 drug trafficking. Hourieh’s family couldn’t afford funeral #EdaamNa #Iran @cnn

36. Zahra Bahrami, hanged Jan’11. Sentenced 2Death 4 Moharebeh related 2 protests but later sentenced 2Death 4 drug charges #EdaamNa #Iran #CNN

37. 6 young men executed in #Ahvaz, Sept.’11. 3/6 charged w/ „unlawful acts“. I.e. sexual intercourse between men #EdaamNa #Iran @CNN @LGBT

38. Sept.’11 sodomy executions rare cases when IRI admitted 2 executing ppl 4 homosexual acts. Normally presented as „rape“ #EdaamNa #Iran @CNN

39. In the new Islamic Penal Code, “Homosexual” charge now applicable to men. Previously term only used for women #EdaamNa #Iran #LGBT @CNN

40. Punishment 4 homosexuality is flogging or death. Ref, articles 233, 236-237, 238 of new Islamic Penal Code #EdaamNa #Iran @CNN #LGBT @bbc

41. Jafar Kazemi and Mohammad Ali Haj Aghaei executed in Jan’11. Convicted of Moharebeh through connections w/ MEK #EdaamNa #Iran @CNN @NBC

42. Hussein Khezri, convicted of Moharebeh through membership in PJAK. Executed in Jan’11 #EdaamNa #Iran @CNN @BBC @ABC @CBS @NBC

43. 1 man hanged in Jan’11 convicted of „Apostasy“. Sources say the man was a former IRGC commandor critical of regime #EdaamNa #Iran @CNN

44. 2 out of 4 juveniles executed in ’11 were under 18 yrs of age at the time of execution #EdaamNa #Iran @CNN @NBC @CBS @BBC

With many thanks to Shary Faramarzi who compiled them!