Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Ayub Kalantari


Age: 28
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 28, 2012
Location of Killing: Rasht Prison (Lakan), Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The news of Mr. Ayub Kalantari’s execution along with another person was announced by the website of the Human Rights Activists for Democracy in Iran on February 1, 2012. According to the source, the official government media did not cover the news of this execution.

Arrest and Detention

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


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


The charge brought against Mr. Kalantari is not known.

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. Kalantari.


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


Mr. Ayub Kalantari was hanged in Rasht Prison on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

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