Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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Omid, a memorial in defense of human rights in Iran
One Person’s Story

Ahad Aghai

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: January, 1990
Location: Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Mr. Ahad Aghai's name is on a list of persons allegedly executed in Iran. This list was published in a Report of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations on The Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The report was prepared by Professor Reynaldo Galindo Pohl. A/45/697.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of the defendant's arrest and detention are not known.

Trial

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.".

Charges

The charges brought against the defendant are not known.

Evidence of guilt

No information is available concerning the evidence presented against the accused.

Defense

No information is available concerning Mr. Aghai's defense.

Judgment

No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution.

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