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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Unknown
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February 14, 2018
Location of Killing: Raja’i Shahr (Gohardasht) Prison, Karaj, Alborz Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The execution of an unknown person, along with five other people, was reported by HRANA Website, Human Rights Activists in Iran News Agency (February 15, 2018).  Additional information on this case was gathered from Human Rights in Iran Website.  This execution was not reported by official news agencies.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this unknown person’s arrest and detention are not known.


No information is available on this unknown person’s trial.


The charge brought against this unknown person 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 the defendant.

International human rights organizations have repeatedly condemned the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for its systematic use of severe torture and solitary confinement to obtain confessions from detainees and have questioned the authenticity of confessions obtained under duress.


No information is available on this unknown person’s defense.


This unknown person was executed, along with five other people, on February 14, 2018, at Raja’i Shahr Prison, Karaj.

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