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One Person’s Story

Ghazanfar Mohammadi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: April, 1982
Location of Killing: Bandar Anzali, Gilan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Adultery

About this Case

The news of the execution of Mr. Ghazanfar Mohammadi, along with two others, was published in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on April 5, 1982.

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


Mr. Mohammadi was charged with Adultery.

The validity of the criminal charges brought against these 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. Each year, Iranian authorities sentence to death hundreds of alleged common criminals, following judicial processes that fail to meet international standards. 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 Mr. Mohammadi's defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Anzali Port sentenced Mr. Mohammadi to death .The sentence was carried out.

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