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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: June 10, 2015
Location of Killing: Karaj, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of an unknown person, alogn with ten others, was published in the Iran newspaper on June 11, 2015.  

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


The charge brought against the defendant was announced as “murder.” No information is available on details of his charge. 

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

According to the newspaper report, the defendant’s confession to “his significant crimes, especially murder” was the basis for his conviction. The report of this execution did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against the defendant.

International human rights organizations have repeatedly condemned the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for its systematic use of severe torture and solitary confinement to obtain confessions from detainees and have questioned the authenticity of confessions obtained under duress.


No information is available on this unknown person’s defense.


The court condemned the defendant to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling.. The defendant was hanged in the presence of judicial authorities at the Raja’ishahr Prison on June 10, 2015 in the morning. No specific information is available about the defendant’s execution.

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