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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: June, 2003
Location of Killing: Khorramshahr, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Qasem was published in the Ettela’at newspaper on June 12, 2003, quoting the Public Relations Office of the Khoramshahr Courthouse.        

Arrest and Detention

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


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


The charge against Mr. Qasem 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 did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against Mr. Qasem.


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


The court condemned Mr. Qasem to death, and Branch 27 of the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in public in Khoramshahr in June of 2003. The exact date of this execution is not known. 

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