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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Unknown
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: December 19, 2001
Location of Killing: Qasr Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of an unknown person, along with two others, was published in the Jomhuri Eslami newspaper on December 20, 2001, quoting the Public Relations Office of the Tehran Courthouse.

Arrest and detention

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


Branch 1601 of the Public Court of Tehran tried this defendant. No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


The charge brought against the defendant 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 the defendant.


No information is available on the defendant’s defense.


The court condemned the defendant to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. The defendant was hanged at the Qasr Prison yard in Tehran on December 19, 2001.

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