Executions in April 2017

Listing of verifiable executions worldwide reported this month.

Country

No of executions

Afghanistan

 

America (USA)

4

Bangladesh

3

Belarus

 

Botswana

 

Chad

 

China

1

Egypt

 

Indonesia

 

Iran

21

Iraq

 

Japan

 

Jordan

 

Kuwait

 

Malaysia

 

Nigeria

 

Pakistan

7

Palestine (Gaza)

3

Saudi Arabia

3

Singapore

 

Somalia

10

South Sudan

 

UAE

 

Vietnam

 

Yemen

 

52 men were executed in April, their details are as under.

Date

Country

Name

Method

Crime

04/04

Iran

Marout Abbasi

Hanging

Murder

06/04

Palestine (Gaza)

3 unnamed men

Hanging

Treason

08/04

Iran

Maziar Geravand

Hanging

Drugs

08/04

Somalia

5 unnamed men

Shooting

Terrorist murders

09/04

Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Ashraf Shafi Mohammed, Mohammed Aref Mohammed Anayt and Mohammed Afdal Asghar Ali

Beheading (p)

Drugs

09/04

Iran

V.F.

Hanging

Rape

11/04

Pakistan

Muhammad Shahid Omar and Fazl-e-Haq

Hanging

Terrorism

12/04

Iran

Rahman Hosseinpour

Hanging

Murder

12/04

Bangladesh

Mufti Hannan,
Sharif Shahedul and
Delwar Hossain Ripon

Hanging

Terrorism

13/04

Iran

Abbas Sahraee

Hanging (p)

Murder

16/04

Iran

Mohammad Sajdin

Hanging

Drugs

17/04

Iran

1 unnamed man

Hanging

Murder

18/04

Iran

Ali Karabakh and
Vahid Fethullah &
Hamid Moini

Hanging

Murder

19/04

Iran

Mohsen Babaie, Farzad Ghahreman, and Siamack Shafie + 4 unnamed men

Hanging

Murder

20/04

Pakistan

Huzoor Bakhsh

Hanging

Murder

20/04

America - Arkansas

Ledell Lee

Injection

Murder

21/04

Iran

Mahmoud Torabi

Hanging (p)

Murder

22/04

Iran

H. R.

Hanging (p)

Murder

22/04

Iran

Mehdi Mirzaee

Hanging

Drugs

22/04

Somalia

Ahmed Abdi Maday

Shooting

Murder

22/04

China

Chen Quansong

Injection?

Murder

24/04

Somalia

Hassan Aden Mursal, Abdilatif Moalim Aden Abdirahman, Siyad Hassan Farah and Sharamad Aawaw Mohamed

Shooting

Terrorist murders

24/04

America - Arkansas

Jack Jones
Marcel Williams

Injection

Murder

25/04

Pakistan

Rehman Ud Din, Mushtaq Khan, Obaid ur Rehman & Zafar Iqbal

Hanging

Terrorism

27/04

America - Arkansas

Kenneth Williams

Injection

Murder

27/04

Iran

1 unnamed man

Hanging

Rape

(f) = female, (j) = juvenile, (p) = public

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