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One Person’s Story

Baba Ali Kaka'i


Age: 41
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Married


Date of Killing: December 27, 2014
Location of Killing: Zahedan Prison, Zahedan, Sistan Va Baluchestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Drug trafficking

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. ‌Baba Ali Kaka’i was published by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran, and Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa) on December 27, 2014. Mr. Kaka’i, 41 years old from Harsin in Kermanshah, had two children aged 6 and 11 year. According to his family, Mr. Kaka’i made his living buying fabrics from Zahedan and selling them in Tehran and other cities.

Arrest and Detention

Mr. Kaka’i was arrested at a checkpoint near Zahedan on the Zahedan-Tehran road. (Kurdpa) He was detained in the Zahedan Central Prison for 6 years. (Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran on December 26, 2014) There is no specific information on his arrest and detention.


No information is available on Mr. Kaka’i trial.   


The charge against Mr. Kaka’i was "drug dealing". (Kurdpa)

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

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Kaka’i.        


No information is available on Mr. Kaka’i defenses.


The Islamic Revolutionary Court of Zahedan condemned Mr. Babali Kaka’i to death. The ruling was carried out on December 27, 2014 and he was hanged in the Zahedan Central Prison. No specific information is available about his execution.

The authorities did not inform Mr. Kaka’i’s family. A cellmate of Mr. Kaka’i notified them of his transfer to solitary confinement before execution. 

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