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One Person’s Story

Hassan Abbasi Hassan Abadi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February 27, 2002
Location of Killing: Torbat-e Jam, Khorasan\Khorasan-e Razavi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Hassan Abbasi Hassan Abadi was published in the Jomhuri-Eslami newspaper on February 28, 2002. His case was related to the murder of three members of a family.

Arrest and Detention

Police detectives arrested Mr. Abbasi Hassan Abadi shortly after the murder of three individuals took place in Torbat-e Jam on September 6, 2000 at midnight. There is no specific information on his arrest and detention.


Branch Five of the Torbat-e Jam Public Courthouse tried Mr. Abbasi Hassan Abadi. No information is available on his trial. 


According to the Jomhuri-Eslami newspaper, the charge against Mr. Abbasi Hassan Abadi was announced as "murdering three members of a family."        

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. Abbasi Hassan Abadi.


No information is available on Mr. Abbasi Hassan Abadi's defense.    


Branch Five of the Torbat-e Jam Public Courthouse condemned Mr. Hassan Abbasi Hassan Abadi to death, on three counts, and 99 lashes. The ruling was confirmed and carried out in public on February 27, 2002. He was hanged in the presence of the victim’s family in Torbat-e Jam. The lash ruling against him was carried out at the prison yard before his execution.         

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