Mr. Shuresh Mehdikhani was executed in Sanandaj Prison on Thursday July 30th 2009. Mr. Mehdikhani was sentenced to death by Branch 2 of the Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj. His sentence was upheld by Branch 4 of the Appeal Court in Kurdistan.
The execution had been originally scheduled for March 5th 2009, however it was postponed and carried out yesterday. So far this year at least 231 individuals have been stoned to death or executed in Islamic Regime Prisons.
News report provided by Arez Andaryari
Translation by: Sayeh Hassan