Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Ali D.


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: 2003
Location of Killing: Gorgan, Mazandaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mohammad Ali D. was published in the Jomhuri Eslami newspaper on January 7, 2003, quoting the Public Relations Office of the Golestan Police Commander. His case was related to a murder. 

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Mr. Mohammad Ali D.’s arrest and detention are not known.


No information is available on Mr. Mohammad Ali D.’s trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Mohammad Ali D. 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. Mohammad Ali D.


No information is available on Mr. Mohammad Ali D.’s defense.


A court condemned Mr. Mohammad Ali D. to death and Branch Seven of the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in the presence of judicial authorities, and families of the victim and the defendant, at the Aliabad Prison yard in Gorgan in early 2003. No specific information is available about this execution.


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