Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Farzad Pur'ali


Age: 28
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: November 26, 2000
Location of Killing: Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Farzad Pur’ali, 28, was published on the website of ISNA (Iranian Students News Agency) on November 26, 2000.

Arrest and Detention

There is no specific information on Mr. Pur’ali’s arrest and detention.


Branch Three of the Public Court in Rasht investigated the case of Mr. Pur’ali.  No information is available on his trial.


The charge against Mr. Pur’ali was announced as "murder." According to ISNA, he had murdered a security force student to rob his cash in the summer of 2000.

Evidence of Guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding evidence provided against Mr. Pur’ali. 


No information is available on Mr. Pur’ali’s defense.    


The court condemned Mr. Farzad Pur’ali to death on November 21, 2000. He was hanged near the Gaz Square in Rasht on November 26, 2000.             



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