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One Person’s Story

Hosein Jamalpur

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: July 19, 1979
Location: Khoy, Azarbaijan-e Gharbi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Corruption on earth; Murder of persons and/or killing Muslims or/and freedom fighters; War on God, God's Prophet and the deputy of the Twelfth Imam

About this Case

Case Remarks

This unnamed man, an official of the former regime, is one of 438 victims listed in a March 13, 1980 Amnesty International report. The report lists defendants who were convicted by Revolutionary Tribunals in the period from their inception until 12 August 1979. The list of victims and charges is drawn from sources including translations of indictments, reports of trials carried out by local and foreign media and the bulletins of the official Pars News Agency reports.

International human rights organizations have drawn attention to reports indicating that the Islamic Republic’s authorities have executed individuals on trumped up charges such as drug trafficking, sexual, and other criminal offences. The exact number of people convicted based on trumped-up charges is unknown.

Arrest and detention

No information regarding the defendant's arrest and detention is available.

Trial

Amnesty International's report on this execution contains no information regarding the defendant's identity or trial.

Charges

The charges against the defendant, according to the Amnesty International report, are: massacre during demonstrations, causing death to unnamed persons during demonstrations, killing freedom fighters, killing Muslims.

Evidence of guilt

No information is available on the evidence presented against the defendant.

Defense

No information is available regarding the defense of the accused.

Judgment

The defendant was sentenced to death and executed. No other details are available.

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