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One Person’s Story

Majid Mahmud Abadi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: 2002
Location of Killing: Tabriz, Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Majid Mahmudabadi, known as Bala-Majid, was published in the Ettela’at newspaper on July 10, 2002.  

Arrest and Detention

There is no specific information on Mr. Mahmudabadi’s arrest and detention.  


Branch 28 of the Public Court of Tabriz tried Mr. Mahmudabadi. No information is available on his trial.


According to the Public Relations Office of the Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Courthouse, the charge against Mr. Mahmudabadi was announced as "murder." According to this report, Mr. Mahmudabadi had murdered a man with blows of a knife in public at A’elgoli Park in Tabriz on September 18, 1998.         

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. Mahmudabadi.


No information is available on Mr. Mahmudabadi's defense.    


Branch 28 of the Public Court of Tabriz condemned Mr. Majid Mahmudabadi to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in the presence of victim’s family. The exact date of this execution is unknown.  

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