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One Person’s Story

Ali Soltanifar


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: March 16, 2002
Location: Kazerun, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Ali Soltanifar was published in the Khorasan newspaper on March 17, 2002. 

Arrest and detention

Mr. Soltanifar was arrested at the Emam Square in Kazerun in April of 2000 following a murder. The circumstances of his arrest and detention are not known.


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


The charge brought against Mr. Soltanifar 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. Soltanifar.


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


A court condemned Mr. Ali Soltanifar to death. The Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged on March 16, 2002. 

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