Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

M. P.


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February, 2014
Location of Killing: Rasht Prison (Lakan), Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. M. P., son of Abbas, along with another person, was published on the website of the Gilan Provincial Courthouse on February 18, 2014 and, along with three others, on the website of ISNA (Iranian Students News Agency) on February 19, 2014, quoting the Public Relations Office of the Gilan Provincial Courthouse. 

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Mr. M. P.’s arrest and detention are not known.


The Gilan Provincial Courthouse tried Mr. M. P. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. M. P. 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. M. P.


No information is available on Mr. M. P.’s defense.


The court condemned Mr. M. P. to death, and the Supreme Court and the Head of judiciary confirmed the ruling. He was hanged at the Rasht Central Prison yard in early 2014. 

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