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One Person’s Story

Amanollah

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim

Case

Date of Killing: April, 1986
Location: Central Prison (Adelabad), Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Murder

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Amanollah (last name unknown), son of Alinaz, was reported in the Kayhan newspaper on April 15, 1986.

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.

Charges

According to this report, Mr. Amanollah was charged with first-degree murder.

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.

Defense

No information is available on Mr. Amanollah’s defense.

Judgment

Branch 13 of the Penal Court of Shiraz sentenced Mr. Amanollah to death. The Supreme Court approved the sentence. He was executed at Adelabad prison in Shiraz.

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