Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Mohammad A.


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: Unknown
Location of Killing: Central Prison, Tabriz, Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mohammad A. was published on the website of Kayhan newspaper on January 11, 2004. His case was related to a murder.

Arrest and detention

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


Branch One of the General Court in Bostanabad tried Mr. Mohammad A. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Mohammad A. was announced as “murder.”  He was accused of murdering Mr. Reza K. with a Colt handgun.

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 A.


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


Branch One of the General Court in Bostanabad condemned Mr. Mohammad A. to death and Branch 39 of the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. With the approval of the Head of Judiciary, he was hanged at Tabriz Central Prison. The exact date of this execution is unknown. 

Correct/ Complete This Entry