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One Person’s Story

Hadi H.


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: April 5, 2004
Location of Killing: Karun Prison, Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder; Armed robbery

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Hadi H. was published in the Jomhuri Eslami newspaper on April 6, 2004. According to the existing information, his case was related to an armed attack on an aviculture facility in Ahvaz, and murdering its owner.

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on Mr. Hadi H.’s trial.


The charges brought against Mr. Hadi H. were announced as “armed robbery and murder.” He was charged with entering an aviculture building at Kut’abdollah Road in Ahvaz and murdering its owner with a Kalashnikov because of his refusal to hand over the key to the safe.  

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. Hadi H.


No information is available on Mr. Hadi H.’s defense.


A court condemned Mr. Hadi H. to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in Karun Prison in Ahvaz on April 5, 2004 at 7 a.m. 

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