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One Person’s Story

Ya'qub Alijanzadeh


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: November 14, 2001
Location of Killing: Qasr Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the conviction and execution of Mr. Ya'qub Alijanzadeh, along with two others, was published in the Iran newspaper on November 15, 2001.   

Arrest and Detention

There is no specific information on Mr. Alijanzadeh’s arrest and detention.


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


The charge against Mr. Alijanzadeh was announced as "murder."        

Evidence of Guilt

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


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


According to the Iran newspaper, Mr. Ya'qub Alijanzadeh was on death row for 16 years. He was hanged at the Qasr Prison yard on November 14, 2001.   

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