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One Person’s Story

Narges Fereiduni


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: June 29, 1980
Location of Killing: Qasr Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Prostitution and/or procuring; Drug trafficking

About this Case

The execution of Ms. Narges Fereiduni and another individual was reported by the correspondent of Jomhuri Eslami daily in Qazvin (June 24, 1980)

Arrest and detention

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


The report mentioned that Ms. Fereiduni’s case was examined at the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal for Combatting Drugs and Narcotics located at Qasr Prison. However, no specific information about the circumstances of the trial was provided.


Based on this report, Ms. Fereiduni was charged with “promoting young girls’ prostitution” and “having 36 criminal records in distributing drugs.”

The validity of the criminal charges brought against defendants 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’s authorities have brought trumped up charges against their political opponents and executed them for drug trafficking, sexual, and other criminal offences. The exact number of people convicted based on trumped-up charges is unknown.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available on the accused’s defense.


Based on the report, Ms. Fereiduni was sentenced to death. She was executed at dawn.

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