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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 26, 2015
Location of Killing: Hamedan, Hamedan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Rape

About this Case

News of the execution of an unknown individual, along with two others, was published on the websites of the Hamadan Provincial Courthouse, ISNA (Iranian Students News Agency), and HRANA (Human Rights Activists News Agency) on January 26, 2015.   

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of the defendant’s arrest and detention are not known.


Branch Two of the Criminal Court of Hamadan tried this defendant. (Hamadan Provincial Courthouse) No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


According to the Hamadan Provincial Courthouse, the charge brought against the defendant was “rape.”  (HRANA)      

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 the defendant.


No information is available on the defendant’s defense.


Branch Two of the Criminal Court of Hamadan condemned the defendant to death and Branch 33 of the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. After the Head of the judiciary issued permission, the ruling was carried out and the defendant was hanged along with two other individuals in Hamadan at dawn on January 26, 2015. 

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