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One Person’s Story

Morteza Qorbani


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 26, 2015
Location of Killing: Central Prison (Adelabad), Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Armed robbery

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Morteza Qorbani was published on the website of HRANA (Human Rights Activists News Agency) on January 27, 2015. Official media did publish news of this execution.      

Arrest and Detention

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


No information is available on Mr. Qorbani’s trial. 


The charge against Mr. Qorbani was announced as "armed robbery."

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.   

Evidence of Guilt

The report of this execution did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against Mr. Qorbani. 


No information is available on Mr. Qorbani's defense.    


Mr. Morteza Qorbani was hanged at the Adelabad Prison yard in Shiraz on January 26, 2015.     

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