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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July, 2003
Location of Killing: Esfahan, Esfahan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Robbery; Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Moslem, along with four others, was published in the Ettela’at newspaper on July 20, 2003, quoting the Head of the Criminal Court in Esfahan.        

Arrest and Detention

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


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


The charges against Mr. Moslem were announced as "robbery and murder." According to the report, threatening the drivers, he and his two collaborators took taxis outside of the town, murder the drivers and stole their vehicles.          

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. Moslem.


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


The court condemned Mr. Moslem to death. He was hanged at Mobarezan Intersection in Esfahan around mid July of 2003.         

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