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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 8, 2004
Location of Killing: Fuman, Gilan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Arshadollah, without his last name, along with another person, was published in the Iran newspaper on July 10, 2004. His case was related to arson of a house and killing three members of a family in the house in 1997.

Arrest and detention

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


Branch Five of the General Court in Fuman tried Mr. Arshadollah. No information is available on his trial.


The charges brought against Mr. Arshadollah were announced as “three murders.”

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. Arshadollah.


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


Branch Five of the General Court in Fuman condemned Mr. Arshadollah to death, three counts. Branch 16 of the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged, along with another person, at the Police Headquarters yard in Fuman, on July 8, 2004.   

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