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One Person’s Story

Hamzeh Ali Ma'rufkhani


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 1, 1980
Location of Killing: Qazvin, Zanjan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Corruption on earth

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Hamzeh Ali Ma’rufkhani and two others was reported by the correspondent of the Ettela’at daily in Qazvin (January 3, 1980).

Arrest and detention

No information is available on the circumstances of Mr. Ma’rufkhani’s arrest and detention.


According to the report, Mr. Ma’rufkhani was tried along with six others at the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Qazvin.


The report makes no mention of the charges brought against the defendant.

Evidence of guilt

There is no information about the evidence presented against the defendant.


No information is available on the accused’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Qazvin declared Mr. Ma’rufkhani a “corruptor on earth”. He was executed at 11 p.m.

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