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One Person’s Story

Farman Qahremani Azar


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: March 19, 2001
Location of Killing: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Drug trafficking

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Farman Qahremani-Azar, along with four others, was published in the Hamshahri newspaper on March 24 and in the Iran newspaper on March 27, 2001.       

Arrest and Detention

There is no specific information on Mr. Qahremani Azar’s arrest and detention. According to media reports, the security forces and other related organizations carried out an operation at the Khak Sefid area in Tehranpars and arrested 500 men and women. The date of this operation was reportedly either February 22, or February 25, 2001. 


No information is available concerning Mr. Qahremani Azar’s trial. Branch 27 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Tehran investigated this case called Mahaleh-Jazireh (the Island Quarter). 


The charges against Mr. Qahremani Azar were announced as the "supply and distribution of over one kilogram of heroin."        

Evidence of Guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Qahremani Azar.


No information is available regarding Mr. Qahremani Azar’s defense.    


The court condemned Mr. Farman Qahremani Azar to death. He was executed in public at the Khak Sefid area in Tehranpars on March 19, 2001. 

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