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One Person’s Story

Unknown

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: October, 2013
Location of Killing: Eslamabad Gharb, Kermanshah Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Murder
Age at time of offense: Under 18

About this Case

News of the execution of an unknown individual was published on the weblog of Andisheh Eslamabad-e Gharb on October 22, 2013. According to existing information, the defendant was from Eslamabad-e Gharb and his case related to a stranger who was murdered in the course of mediating a domestic dispute. He was under legal age when the incident occurred.

International laws have strictly prohibited capital punishment against those who were under the age of 18 at the time of committing the crime. As a party to the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Iran has the obligation to avoid capital punishment for an offence committed before the age of eighteen.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are not known. The defendant was detained for eight years.

Trial

No information is available on the defendant’s trial.

Charges

The charge brought against this unknown individual was announced as “murder.” He was accused of murdering a stranger who intended to mediate a dispute between the defendant and his relative.  

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 the defendant.

Defense

This unknown person was under 18 years old when the incident occurred. No information is available on the defendant’s defense. 

Judgment

This unknown person was executed in Kazerun in October of 2013. No specific information is available about the defendant’s execution.

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