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One Person’s Story

Hassan Film


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Married


Date of Killing: January 7, 2001
Location of Killing: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Hassan Film was published in the Jomhuri-Eslami newspaper on January 8, 2001, quoting the Public Relations Office of the Prisons Organization.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Mr. Film’s arrest and detention are not known.


The criminal judge of the Tehran Courthouse tried Mr. Film. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Film was announced as “murder.” According to the report, he had murdered his wife and his 19-month-old daughter with 41 blows of a knife in order to attain his beloved woman.

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 does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Film.


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


The court condemned Mr. Hassan Film to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in public in front of the Qasr Prison in Tehran on January 7, 2001. 

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