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One Person’s Story

Firuz Hashemi Kord


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: December 23, 2002
Location of Killing: Dezful, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Firuz Hashemikord was published in the Jomhuri-Eslami newspaper on December 25, 2002.        

Arrest and Detention

According to the report, Mr. Hashemikord had been at large for a while before he got arrested. There is no specific information on his arrest and detention.


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


The charge against Mr. Hashemikord 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 Mr. Hashemikord.


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


The court condemned Mr. Firuz Hashemikord to death and the Supreme Court confirmed it. The ruling was carried out on Monday December 23, 2002 and he was hanged in public at the Shari’ati intersection in Dezful.           

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