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One Person’s Story

Ebrahim Qorbani

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: April 18, 1979
Location: Kerman, Kerman Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Murder of persons and/or killing Muslims or/and freedom fighters

About this Case

Mr. Ebrahim Qorbani 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 charge against Mr. Qorbani, as listed in the Amnesty International report, is: murder of persons.

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.

Evidence of guilt

No information is available on the evidence presented against Mr. Qorbani.

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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