Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Mas'ud Dehvari


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam (Shi'a)
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 23, 2004
Location of Killing: Saravan, Sistan Va Baluchestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mas’ud Dehvari, known as Sa’udak, was published in the Ettela’at newspaper on July 24, 2004. His case was related to the murder of the commander of Aspich Police Station in Saravan in April of 2002.  

Arrest and detention

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


Branch Two of the General Court of Saravan tried Mr. Dehvari. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Dehvari 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. Dehvari.  


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


Branch Two of the General Court of Saravan condemned Mr. Mas’ud Dehvari to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in public at the Aspich Village on July 23, 2004.   

Correct/ Complete This Entry