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One Person’s Story

Aziz Klushani


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 24, 1982
Location of Killing: Semnan, Semnan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Rape; Prostitution and/or procuring; Drug trafficking; Corruption on earth

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Aziz Klushani, the resident of Hesarbon, located in Firuzkuh was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on January 26, 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. Klushani was reported to be charged with “rape, establishment of a den of vice and distribution of narcotic drugs.”

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant 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. Klushani's defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Semnan found Mr. Klushani guilty of being a corruptor on earth and sentenced him to death. The sentence was carried out.

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