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One Person’s Story

Abdolreza Mohsenpur


Age: 23
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 3, 2001
Location of Killing: Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Abdolreza Mohsenpur, son of Sa’id, was published in the Jomhuri-Eslami newspaper on July 4, 2001.

Arrest and detention

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


Branch Two of the Public Court of Shadegan tried Mr. Mohsenpur. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Mohsenpur was announced as “murder.” According to the report, he had murdered his cousin with a Kalashnikov rifle over a dispute on July 24, 1999.

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. Mohsenpur.


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


The court condemned Mr. Abdolreza Mohsenpur to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in public in Shadegan on July 3, 2001.  

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