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One Person’s Story

Ebrahim Chupani


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: October 29, 2014
Location of Killing: Central Prison (Darya), Orumieh, Azarbaijan-e Gharbi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

Mr. Chupani was suffering from a severe mental disability and was holding a "Special Mental Disease" ID.

News of the execution of Mr. Ebrahim Chupani was published by HRANA on October 29, 2014. Additional information was collected from earlier news published by HRANA.

Mr. Chupani, from Yusefkand village in Mahabad, suffered from a severe mental disability, holding a red card (an identification card issued to patients with severe mental disability). His case was related to a murder during a tribal fight.

Arrest and detention

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


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


The charge brought against Mr. Chupani was “murder”.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant. Also, there is no information whether he was given the right to be represented by a lawyer.


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


Mr. Ebrahim Chupani was sentenced to death without considering his mental disability. He was hanged in the Central Prison of Orumieh on October 29, 2014.


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