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One Person’s Story



Age: 25
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: December 22, 2018
Location of Killing: Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Ms. Nushin without a last name was published on Rooz-No Website (December 22, 2018), HRANA website (December 26, 2018), and Iran Human Rights Organization (December 27, 2018).

 Ms. Nushin’s was 25 years old and her case was related to the murder of a man.

Arrest and Detention

The circumstances of Ms. Nushin’s arrest and detention are not known.


There is no information regarding her trial.


Ms. Nushin was charged with “murder”.

According to the available information she had stabbed a man she was in relation and wanted to marry, with knife. (Rooz-e No)

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial. International human rights organizations have drawn attention to reports indicating that the Islamic Republic’s authorities have brought trumped-up charges against their political opponents and executed them for drug trafficking, sexual, and other criminal offences. Each year, Iranian authorities sentence to death hundreds of alleged common criminals, following judicial processes that fail to meet international standards. The exact number of people convicted based on trumped-up charges is unknown.

Evidence of Guilt

No information is available concerning the evidence presented against Ms. Nushin.


No information is available concerning her defense.

Ms. Nushin was in relation with a man she wanted to marry when she noticed he was in relation with other women as well. She was also being abused by that man and threatened of her private photos and videos to be published should she refused to have sex with other men. (Rooz-e No)


News of Ms. Nushin’s execution in one of Iran’s prisons was published on December 22, 2018. However, there is no mention of the exact of date or place of her execution.

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