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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Amin Danesh


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 12, 1986
Location of Killing: Iranshahr, Sistan Va Baluchestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Unspecified offense

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mohammad Amin Danesh was reported in a 1990 Report of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations on The Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. 6 November 1990, A/45/697.

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial. However it has been reported to the United Nations special representative : " That trials before Islamic revolutionary courts have usually taken place in secret, sometimes inside prisons, that defendants have not usually enjoyed the right to be represented by a lawyer, and often have not even been made aware that the proceedings were in fact a trial and not an interrogation session".


The charges brought against the defendant are not known.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant.


No information is available on this person's defense.


It has been reported that Mr. Danesh was executed on 12 January 1986 in Iranshahr and that his body was burned by the Guardians of the revolution.

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