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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Gorgi

About

Age: 35
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: February 17, 2009
Location of Killing: Esfahan Prison, Esfahan, Esfahan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Drug possession

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mohamad Gorgi, along with four other people, was reported by many sources, including the Fars News Agency Website (February 17, 2009), IMNA News Agency ( February 20, 2009), and Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran (February 17, 2009).

According to available information, Mr. Gorgi’s case was related to drugs.

Arrest and detention

He spent two years in Section #3 of Dastgerd Prison, in Isfahan (Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran). The circumstances of Mr. Gorgi’s arrest and detention are not known.

Trial

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

Charges

The charge brought against Mr. Gorgi was “drug possession” (Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran).

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence providedagainst the defendant.

Defense

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

Judgment

The court sentenced Mr. Gorgi to “death by hanging”.  On Sunday February 15, 2009, he was transferred to solitary confinement, along with six other people.  Mr. Gorgi was executed on the morning of February 17, 2009, along with four other people, in the Central Prison of Isfahan (Human Rights and Democracy Activists of Iran). 

 There is no information on the verdict leading to this execution.

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