Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

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One Person’s Story

Zaher Molazehi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: May 3, 2015
Location of Killing: Karaj, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Zaher Molazehi, along with 19 others, was published on the website of the Human Rights Activists for Democracy in Iran on May 5, 2015. According to this report, these 20 prisoners were from Halls 1 through 5 of the Karaj Central Prison. Prison authorities limited the connections between Halls in order to prevent the news from getting out.

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on Mr. Molazehi’s trial.


No information is available on Mr. Molazehi’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against Mr. Molazehi.


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


Mr. Zaher Molazehi was hanged, along with 19 others, at the Karaj Central Prison on Sunday May 3, 2015.


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