Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Abdollah A'jamlu


Age: 29
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 7, 2014
Location of Killing: Central Prison, Tabriz, Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Abdollah A’jamlu was published by Go’ny News and Haraz News, Iranian Azerbaijan Human Rights Activists News Agency (Jan.9.2014). 

Mr. A’jamlu was an ethnic Turk young 29-year-old resident of Sayed Abad near of Tabriz.

Arrest and detention

There is no specific information on Mr. A’jamlu defendant’s arrest and detention. Mr. A’jamlu, was arrested at the age of 19 following a brawl and was in prison for 11 years. According to his family, he was tortured at the police station during his detention.


No information is available on Mr. A’jamlu trial.   


The charge against Mr. A’jamlu was announced as "murder."       

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. A’jamlu. But according to his family’s statements, his confession was the evidence used against him as well as the accusation of another person responsible for the murder..  


No information is available on Mr. A’jamlu defense.

According to Go’ny News that quoted his family, Mr. A’jamlu was innocent and confessed under torture intelligence officers, while the killer was someone else, while the murderer was someone else that because of his influence, he were acquitted of the murder charge.


Mr. Abdollah A’jamlu was sentenced to death for murder. He was hanged at the central prison of Tabriz on Tuesday January 7, 2014.


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