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One Person’s Story

Hassan F.

About

Age: 25
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: January 8, 2014
Location of Killing: Tabriz Prison, Tabriz, Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Hassan F. was published on the weblog of Ahad Ahadi on January 8, 2014, quoting the Head of the Shabestar Courthouse. Additional information was taken from the website of the Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Provincial Courthouse on January 2, 2010.        

Arrest and Detention

According to the website of the Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Provincial Courthouse, following a murder in Shabestar, a case was filed at the Interrogation Branch in Shabestar and after preliminary investigation, Mr. Hassan F. was arrested.  There is no specific information on his arrest and detention.

Trial

No information is available on Mr. Hassan F.’s trial. 

Charges

The charge against Mr. Hassan F. was announced as "murder."  According to the weblog of Ahad Ahadi, the defendant, motivated by honor and betrayal, murdered the victim by blows of a knife in 2010. 

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

According to the website of the Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Provincial Courthouse, the evidence presented against Mr. Hassan F. was his “confession.”

International human rights organizations have repeatedly condemned the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for its systematic use of severe torture and solitary confinement to obtain confessions from detainees and have questioned the authenticity of confessions obtained under duress.

Defense

No information is available on Mr. Hassan F.'s defense.    

Judgment

The court condemned Mr. Hassan F. to death. He was hanged in the Tabriz Central Prison on January 8, 2014.          

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