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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February 18, 2015
Location of Killing: Karaj, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mohsen, without a last name, along with two others, was published on the website of the Jamejam Online on February 19, 2015.

According to this report, Mr. Mohsen and another person murdered an individual during a dispute on June 2, 2010.

Arrest and detention

After allegedly committing the crime, Mr. Mohsen was arrested by the police and transferred to the prison. He was detained for close to five years since 2010. The circumstances of his arrest and detention are not known.


The Provincial Criminal Court in Tehran tried Mr. Mohsen. No information is available on his trial.


According to the Jamejam Online report, the charge brought against Mr. Mohsen 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. Mohsen.


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


The Provincial Criminal Court in Tehran condemned Mr. Mohsen to death. The Supreme Court confirmed the ruling.  He was hanged at the Raja’ishahr (Gohardasht) Prison in Karaj on February 18, 2015. 

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