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One Person’s Story

Javad A.


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 8, 2007
Location of Killing: Darab, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Javad A. was published on the website of the Police Information Base on January 9, 2007.         

Arrest and Detention

There is no specific information about Mr. Javad A.’s arrest and detention.


This trial took place in Branch Two of the Public Court of Darab.  No further information is available about the trial.   


The charge against Mr. Javad A. was announced as “two counts of 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 Islamic Republic authorities have brought trumped-up charges against their political opponents and executed them for alleged 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 did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against the defendant.


No information is available on the Mr. Javad A's defense.    


The court condemned Mr. Javad A. to “two counts Qesas” (death). He was hanged in public in Seyed-Jamalodin-Asadabadi Street in Darab on January 8, 2007.

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