Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Mehdi Faraji


Age: 37
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: May 26, 2011
Location of Killing: Qazvin, Zanjan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder; Robbery

About this Case

The story of Mr. Mehdi Faraji is not complete.  

To complete this story in Omid we need your help. Mr. Mehdi Faraji’s biographical  information as well as information regarding the arrest, the charges, the evidence provided by the authorities, the defense, the trial and the judgment, will help us complete this page dedicated to the victim’s memory. 

By sharing this information, you will prevent the tragic killing of a human being from fading into oblivion; you will help us bring to light any abuse of his/her human rights; you will contribute a piece to the puzzle of Iran’s history of state violence that will be of the utmost importance for future justice and democratic reforms; and you will be part of a truth telling movement that aspires to the protection of every single citizen’s human rights in Iran.

Please share your information with the Omid Memorial and help us complete Mr. Mehdi Faraji’s story.

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