Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January, 2004
Location of Killing: Raja’i Shahr (Gohardasht) Prison, Karaj, Alborz Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mahmud, without his last name, was published on the websites of Iranvajahan and Azadtribun on January 28, 2004. Additional information was sent to the Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation via an email by Monitoring Human Rights in Iran on March 1, 2004.

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on Mr. Mahmud’s trial.


No information is available on Mr. Mahmud’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against Mr. Mahmud.


No information is available on Mr. Mahmud’s defense.


After receiving 99 lashes, Mr. Mahmud was hanged at the Raja’ishahr (Gohardasht) Prison yard in Karaj in January of 2004. 

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