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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July, 2001
Location of Killing: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of an unknown person, along with eight others, was published in the Jomhuri Eslami newspaper on July 31, 2001, quoting the Head of Tehran Criminal Court.

Arrest and detention

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


A branch of the Tehran Criminal Court 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.


This defendant was hanged in Tehran several days before the report’s date of July 31, 2001. No specific information is available about the defendant’s execution.

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