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One Person’s Story

Mostafa Mohammadi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: October 16, 2002
Location of Killing: Qasr Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mostafa Mohammadi, along with awoman and two men, was published in the Iran newspaper on October 17, 2002.

Arrest and detention

Mr. Mohammadi was detained for over one and a half years. The circumstances of Mr. Mohammadi’s arrest and detention are not known.


Branch Five of the Damavand Court tried  Mr. Mohammadi on June 13, 2001. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Mohammadi was announced as “murder.” He was accused of murdering a man in Damavand.

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. Mohammadi.


No information is available on Mr. Mohammadi’s defense.


Branch Five of the Damavand Court condemned Mr. Mostafa Mohammadi to death. He was hanged at the Qasr Prison yard on October 16, 2002. 

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