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One Person’s Story

Hiva Mojdehi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: December 26, 2013
Location of Killing: Central Prison (Darya), Orumieh, Azarbaijan-e Gharbi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Hiva Mojdehi, along with three others, was published on the websites of HRANA (Human Rights Activists News Agency) and Mukrian news agency on December 26, 2013. He was a Kurdish young man from Bukan in Ajerbaijan-e Gharbi.

Arrest and detention

Mr. Mojdehi was detained for ten years (Mukrian news agency). The circumstances of his arrest and detention are not known.


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


The charge brought against Mr. Mojdehi 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. Mojdehi.


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


A court condemned Mr. Hiva Mojdehi to death. He was hanged in Orumieh Central Prison on December 26, 2013 at dawn. No specific information is available about this execution.

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