Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

Omid, a memorial in defense of human rights in Iran
One Person’s Story

Hushang A.


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: 2003
Location of Killing: Behbahan, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Rape; Robbery

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Hushang A., along with another person, was published in the Jomhuri Eslami newspaper on July 5, 2003, quoting the Public Relations Office of the Khuzestan Courthouse. His case was related to banditry and rape. 

Arrest and detention

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


Branch Four of the Public Court in Behbahan tried Mr. Hushang A. No information is available on his trial.


According to the Public Relations Office of the Khuzestan Courthouse, the charges brought against Mr. Hushang A. and the other defendant were collectively announced as “banditry, rape, and abominable adultery.”  

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. Hushang A.


No information is available on Mr. Hushang A.’s defense.


Branch Four of the Public Court in Behbahan condemned Mr. Hushang A. to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged, along with the other defendant, in public at Shohada Square in Behbahan in 2003. No specific information is available about this execution.

Correct/ Complete This Entry