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One Person’s Story

Yusef Amiri


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: December 10, 2003
Location of Killing: Unknown
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Yusef Amiri, along with another person, was published in the Sharq newspaper and, along with two others, in the Khorasan newspaper on December 11, 2003. His case was related to a murder.

Arrest and detention

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


Branch 1603 of the Criminal Court in Tehran tried Mr. Amiri (Sharq newspaper). No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Amiri 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 did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against Mr. Amiri.


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


Branch 1603 of the Criminal Court in Tehran condemned Mr. Yusef Amiri to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged, along with another person, at the Qasr Prison yard in Tehran on December 10, 2003.   

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