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One Person’s Story

Aziz Noruzi


Age: 24
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: December, 1985
Location of Killing: Kashan, Esfahan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Murder

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Aziz Noruzi was reported in the Kayhan newspaper on December 25, 1985.

Arrest and detention

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


Mr. Noruzi was tried at the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Kashan (Esfahan province). No further information is available on the trial.


According to the report, Mr. Noruzi was charged with 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.


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


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Kashan sentenced Mr. Noruzi to death. The Supreme Judicial Council approved the sentence. Mr. Noruzi was executed in public.

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