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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: May 3, 2015
Location: Karaj, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

News of the execution of an unknown man, along with 19 others, was published on the website of the Human Rights Activists for Democracy in Iran on May 5, 2015. Only the names of two individuals were published. According to this report, these 20 prisoners were from Halls 1 through 5 of the Karaj Central Prison. Prison authorities limited the connections between Halls in order to prevent the news from getting out.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of the defendant’s arrest and detention are not known.


No information is available on this defendant’s trial.


No information is available on the defendant’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available on the defendant’s defense.


This defendant was hanged, along with 19 others, at the Karaj Central Prison on Sunday May 3, 2015. 

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