Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

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One Person’s Story

Mohieddin Dorosti


Nationality: Afghanistan
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: November 7, 2002
Location of Killing: Bandar-e Rig, Bushehr Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mohieddin Dorosti was published in the Jomhuri-Eslami and Iran newspapers on November 9, 2002. He was an Afghan citizen.         

Arrest and Detention

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


No information is available on Mr. Dorosti’s trial.  


The charge against Mr. Dorosti was announced as "murder." According to the newspaper report, he had murdered a 22-year-old man, by blows of a knife, at a gas station in 2001.         

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. Dorosti.


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


Mr. Mohieddin Dorosti was condemned to death and the ruling was carried out on Thursday November 7, 2002 at 6:30 a.m. He was hanged in public, in the presence of the victim’s family at the gas station in Bandar-e Rig in Bushehr province.    

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