Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Paridokht Mola’ifar


Age: 43
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 29, 2015
Location of Killing: Qezel Hesar Prison, Karaj, Alborz Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Drug possession
Age at time of alleged offense: 40

About this Case

The execution of Ms. Paridokht Mola’ifar, on July 29, 2015, was reported by the Human Rights Activists for Democracy in Iran website.  Ms. Mola’ifar was 43, and she had a child.  Her case was related to crimes involving illegal drugs.  

Arrest and detention

Ms. Mola’ifar was a prisoner in the Counseling Section of Qarchak Prison in Varamin for three years. The detailed circumstances of her arrest and detention are not known.


No information is available on this defendant’s trial.


The charge brought against Ms. Mola’ifar was “storing illegal drugs”. There is no information on the details of this charge.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence providedagainst Ms. Mola’ifar.


No information is available on Ms. Mola’ifar’s defense.


The court sentenced Ms. Paridokht Mola’ifar to death by hanging. The day before her execution, she was transferred to solitary confinement in Qarchak Prison in Varamin. Ms. Mola’ifar was executed in Qezel Hesar Prison, in Karaj, on the morning of July 29, 2015.

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