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One Person’s Story

Gol Mohammad Qanbar Zehi

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: March 29, 1990
Location: Zahedan, Sistan Va Baluchestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Gol Mohammad Qanbar Zehi was acknowledged in a list provided to the Special representative of the United Nation's Commission on Human Rights, Professor Reynaldo Galindo Pohl, by the Government of Iran This list was published 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. A/45/697.

Arrest and detention

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

Trial

No information is available on the defendant’s trial. However, it has been reported to the 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

Officially the government has accused the defendant of "armed rebellion."

Evidence of guilt

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

Defense

No information is available on Mr. Qanbar Zehi's defense.

Judgment

Mr. Qanbar Zehi was sentenced to death and hanged along with three other defendants in the city of Zahedan.

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