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One Person’s Story

Seifollah (Parviz) (Ranjbar)


Age: 29
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: August 4, 2001
Location of Killing: Esfahan, Esfahan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Seifollah, known as Parviz Ranjbar, was published in the Iran newspaper on August 5, 2001.      

Mr. Seifollah’s case pertained to the June 17, 2001 murder of a young man.

Arrest and Detention

There is no specific information on Mr. Seifollah’s arrest and detention.


Branch 36 of the Public Court of Tehran tried Mr. Seifollah. Detailed information regarding the trial is not available.     


The charge against Mr. Seifollah was announced as “murder.” Mr. Seifollah was accused of killing a 20-year-old young man with a knife in the course of a fight.

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. Seifollah.


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


The court condemned Mr. Seifollah to death, and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was executed in public at the scene of the crime in Esfahan on August 4, 2001.

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