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One Person’s Story

Ali Reza Kamali Dolatabadi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: April 17, 2002
Location of Killing: Qasr Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Ali Reza Kamali Dolatabadi, along with two others, was published in the Iran newspaper on April 18, 2002.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Mr. Kamali Dolatabadi’s arrest and detention are not known.


Branch 1602 of the Criminal Court of Tehran tried Mr. Kamali Dolatabadi. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Kamali Dolatabadi was announced as “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.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Kamali Dolatabadi.


No information is available on Mr. Kamali Dolatabadi’s defense.


Branch 1602 of the Criminal Court of Tehran condemned Mr. Ali Reza Kamali Dolatabadi to death and the Supreme Court confirmed it. The ruling was carried out at the Qasr Prison yard when he was hanged on April 17, 2002. 

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