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One Person’s Story

Fariba Tajian Emam Qoli


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: March 19, 2001
Location of Killing: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Drug trafficking

About this Case

News of the execution of Ms. Fariba Tajian Emamqoli, along with four others, was published in the Hamshahri newspaper of March 24 and in the Iran newspaper of March 27, 2001.       

Arrest and Detention

There is no specific information about Ms. Tajian Emamqoli’s arrest and detention. According to the media reports, the security forces, and other related organizations, who carried out an operation at the Khak Sefid area in Tehranpars and arrested 500 men and women. The date of this operation was reportedly either February 22, or February 25, 2001. 


No information is available regarding Ms. Tajian Emamqoli’s trial. Branch 27 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Tehran investigated this case, referred to as Mahaleh-Jazireh (Island Quarter). 


The charge against Ms. Tajian Emamqoli was announced as a "high level dealer of heroin."        

Evidence of Guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Ms. Tajian Emamqoli.


No information is available concerning Ms. Tajian Emamqoli’s defense.    


The court condemned Ms. Fariba Tajian Emamqoli to death. She was executed in public at the Khak Sefid area in Tehranpars on March 19, 2001. 

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