Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

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One Person’s Story

Hassan Cheraghalizadeh Esfahani


Age: 38
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam (Shi'a)
Civil Status: Married


Date of Killing: August 7, 2014
Location of Killing: Kermanshah, Kermanshah Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Hassan Cheraghalizadeh Esfahani, son of Mohammadali, along with Hamid Nasiri Mirazizi, was published on August 7, 2014, by the Ministry of Justice office in Kermanshah province, as well as the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA). Additional information about Mr. Cheraghalizadeh Esfahani was provided to the Abdorrahman Boroumand Center via an electronic form by a person familiar with his case (e-form March 21, 2021).

Mr. Cheraghalizadeh Esfahani was born in Kermanshah in 1976/1977. He had finished elementary school, and had a daughter. He was a shopkeeper. (e-form March 21, 2021)

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on Mr. Cheraghalizadeh Esfahani’s trial.


Mr. Cheragalizadeh Esfahani was charged with 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.  International human rights organizations have drawn attention to reports indicating that the Islamic Republic authorities have brought trumped-up charges, including drug trafficking, sexual, and other criminal offences, against their opponents (including political, civil society activists, as well as unionists and ethnic and religious minorities). Each year Iranian authorities sentence to death hundreds of alleged common criminals, following judicial processes that fail to meet international standards. The exact number of people convicted and executed based on trumped-up charges is unknown. 

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Cheraghalizadeh Esfehani.


No information is available on Mr. Cheraghalizadeh Esfahani’s defense.


Mr. Cheraghalizadeh Esfahani was executed in public at 10 AM on August 7, 2014 at Azadi square in Kermanshah.

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